U.S. Copyright Office Permits Circumvention of Technological Measures Controlling Access to Certain Copyrighted Works

Under the newly announced guidelines, certain DRM circumvention is permissible as long as it is for a purpose otherwise permitted by copyright law. Highly valuable to educational institutions, students, documentery filmmakers, television news organizations, etc. Includes film, computer programs, "apps", video games, and certain literary works distributed as e-books.

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