DMCA Under Review

Copyright law gets a second look
Foes of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act have a second chance to tweak a section of the controversial law.
By Declan McCullagh

“On Tuesday, the U.S. Copyright Office began accepting comments from the public on the law’s ‘anticircumvention’ section, which limits people’s ability to bypass copy-protection mechanisms. Comments are due by Dec. 18. “

Copy Control Complaint Desk Opens
Formal public comment on DMCA invited for one month, then feds will reconsider act.
Michelle Madigan

“WASHINGTON — Frustrated with technological access controls on digital media? Disdainful of the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act? The feds are inviting you to vent.”