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May 1, 2009

Minnesota Says Yes to Discovery for DUI Source Code

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ok'd a discovery request for breath testing machines.  This has been a ongoing issue in DUI law as the manufacturers have guarded their code as trade secrets.  Access has been denied in several other states.  The ruling is here, and the story is in Ars Technica.

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This is an interesting development. Does this mean the code will be available to the general public?

[I suspect no, given the limited circumstances for release of the code, and likely motions by the supplier to seal the record on this. --MG]

Posted by: DUI-Insider | May 1, 2009 1:25:28 PM

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