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Representatives Consider Overturning DMCA

Articles / Emerging Legal Issues
Posted by elliot on Jun 22, 2004 - 07:59 AM

Wired reports that U.S. representatives are worried that the Digital Millenium Copyright Act has criminalized otherwise innocent activities, such as making a personal copy of a purchased CD, or trying to get a DVD to play on a Linux computer.

The representatives are backing a bill that would overturn major portions of the DMCA, allowing people to copy CDs and DVDs more freely.

Read more at Wired [1].


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