January 29, 2022

U.S. Copyright Office Announces DMCA Exemption Hearings

From Joe Hodnicki at the Law Librarian Blog:

The Copyright Office is holding hearings on exemptions to prohibitions on circumvention of copyright protection systems for access control technologies, or the stuff that companies use to prevent consumers from mucking about with the electronics and content that they buy.  Some of the information about this process, mandated by the DMCA every three years, is here.  The March 15th Federal Register notice announcing the hearings is here.

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