An anonymous reader sent in this Reuters article noting that the Elcomsoft case will go forward
. Elcomsoft had asserted that the United States didn't have jurisdiction
. This is not really ground-breaking news; Elcomsoft did sell its software to people in the United States and it's not surprising that a U.S. court would claim jurisdiction over this. Elcomsoft is also claiming that enforcement of the DMCA violates the Constitutional right to free speech, and that the part of the DMCA which prohibits distributing devices which circumvent protection measures is so vague that enforcement of it violates the Constitutional right to due process under the Fifth Amendment. (See EFF's archive
for more.) One or both of these claims may have a greater chance of success than the jurisdiction claim.