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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..."

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