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Issue 393 - July 26, 2010   

Classes of Works Subject to Exemption from Prohibition against Circumvention Announced

The Librarian of Congress, on the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, has announced the classes of works subject to the exemption from the prohibition in 17 U.S.C. section 1201(a)(1) against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. Persons making noninfringing uses of six classes of works will not be subject to the prohibition against circumventing access controls during the next three years. The regulatory text, the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, and the statement of the Librarian of Congress may be found on the Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov. (Read more.)
 


   
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