CNET News: Congress Mulls Revisions to DMCA
May 13, 2004, 15:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh)
"Congress has taken a step toward revising the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act, which has attracted extensive criticism
over the past six years.
"A House of Representatives subcommittee convened Wednesday for
the first hearing devoted to a proposal to defang the DMCA, a 1998
law that broadly restricts bypassing copy-protection technologies
used in DVDs, a few music CDs and some software programs..."