Dutchie writes: The conviction was overturned because ‘one cannot physically hold source code’, so there is no theft. It is interesting to consider the consequences of this court ruling as there exist another often debated thing that ‘cannot physically be held’; media such as movies and music. I’m quite curious what the internet thinks.
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