Consequences of Circumvention Laws

Early Enforcement of the Digital Millennium Copright Act (DMCA) in the United States. “Laws against the circumvention of digital restrictions controlling music, movies, and other entertainment are coming to a national parliment near you soon. But enforcement of the U.S. the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) has the public rethinking the value of passing laws that outlaw science, speech, and tools necessary to engage in lawful fair uses of copyrighted works. This talk will focus on the impact of the DMCA on U.S. copyright law, academic research, and freedom of expression.” Revision der Fassung vom 08.11.2002.