But the court ruled that the university's right to publish was part of the freedom of speech and that the publication of scientific research on the chip's faults could help to take appropriate countermeasures.
"Damage to NXP is not the result of the publication of the article, but of the production and sale of a chip that appears to have shortcomings," the court said. (emphasis added)
While the U.S. legal system is based on precedent, it doesn't consider cases outside the country. I wish they would just this one time.