U.S. Copyright Office Will Publish Final Rule on DMCA Exemptions Tomorrow, Full Text Copy Available Now
UPDATE 3: Analysis of the Final Rule by Krista Cox, Director of Public Policy, Association of Research Libraries
UPDATE 2: Statement by Library Copyright Alliance (ACRL, ALA, ARL)
UPDATE 1: Introduction to the Copyright Office Recommendations Can Be Found Here (8 pages; PDF via U.S. Copyright Office)
The U.S. Copyright office received more than 40,000 written comments on this matter. “The Register recommended that the Librarian adopt exemptions covering twenty-two types of uses.”
Here’s a full text copy (pre-pub version; 81 pages) that was just made available of the final rule that what will be formally published tomorrow (October 28, 2015) in the Federal Register.
Formal Title: Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies; Exemptions
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