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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Copyright Office Admits That DMCA Is More About Giving Hollywood 'Control' Than Stopping Infringement

Techdirt: We already wrote about the new Copyright Office report on DMCA 1201 -- the section of the law that deals with the "anti-circumvention" provisions of the DMCA. That post focused on the realization by the Copyright Office that the current setup of 1201 does significant harm to security research, as researchers are often frightened to actually investigate certain technologies out of a fear that they may accidentally violate copyright law in getting around some sort of "technological protection measure."

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