“I don’t want to be the guy that creates any kind of chilling effect on research,” SunnComm CEO Peter Jacobs told The Daily Princetonian less than twenty-four hours after wanting to be that guy. “I just thought about it and decided it was more important not to be one of those people. The harm’s been done . . . if I can’t accomplish anything [with a lawsuit] I don’t want to leave a wake.”
The folks who were going to sue the grad student over the use of the shift key to disable CD “copy protection” decided not to sue.