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Copyright Ruling Allows Bypass of DVD, Smartphone Protection Mechanisms (PDF)

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On July 27, 2010, the Librarian of Congress, acting on the recommendation of the Copyright Office, exempted six classes of copyrighted works from a provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that prohibits users from circumventing copyright protection mechanisms (e.g., DVD or iPhone encryptions or "digital locks"). The six exemptions will be effective for the next two years.

 

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