SAN FRANCISCO--The film industry once again successfully convinced U.S District Marilyn Patel to boot the public from the courtroom during the RealDVD hearing on Wednesday.
Attorneys from the DVD Copy Control Association, the group formed to protect DVDs from piracy, informed Patel that they wanted the courtroom closed during the testimony that would discuss anything the DVD-CCA considered a trade secret.
Roger Myers, representing CNET News, told Patel that he objected to the closing of the court.
Myers told Patel he wanted to propose an alternative. He asked the court to limit testimony in court that didn't include … Read more