October 27, 2005

EFF Deeplinks: "Want to Take a Bite Out of the DMCA? Now's the Time"


"As part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Congress instructed the U.S. Copyright Office to consider every three years whether we need exemptions to the DMCA's blanket ban on circumventing "technological protection measures" (aka Digital Rights Management or DRM) used to lock up copyrighted works. So if you want to make a legitimate use of a piece of media, but have been turned back by DRM and the DMCA, now is your chance to take your case to the Copyright Office and try to make the world a happier and safer place for the next three years. As two-time-successful-exemption-requester Seth Finkelstein says: "The lawsuit you prevent may be your own."

[Echoed for an obvious reason :-)]


By Seth Finkelstein | posted in dmca | on October 27, 2005 07:22 PM (Infothought permalink)
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