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DMCA Reply Comments: The Rootkit Exemption

The U.S. Copyright Office received 74 comments proposing exemptions to the DMCA's anti-circumvention provision as part of its triennial DMCA rulemaking proceeding. In this and subsequent posts, we will summarize the key exemption proposals made in this first round of comments. If you can offer specific factual or...

EFF Applauds Google Resistance to Government Subpoena

But Broader Privacy Concerns Remain San Francisco - Yesterday, the Justice Department asked a federal court in San Jose, California to force Google to turn over search records for use as evidence in a case where the government is defending the constitutionality of the Child Online Protection Act (COPA). Google...

Google Print and Copyright Law Overview

While a nearly infinite quantity of web ink has been spilled on the copyright issues raised by Google's Library Project (formerly Google Print), there have been few good resources that concisely summarize the positions of both sides. Jonathan Band, copyright lawyer and author of one of the best...

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval for Sony BMG CD Settlement

Customers to Get Clean CDs and Extra Downloads Because of Flawed Copy-Protection New York - A US District Court judge in New York gave preliminary approval Friday to a settlement for music fans who purchased Sony BMG music CDs containing flawed copy protection programs. Under the proposed settlement, Sony BMG...

EFF Calls on EMI to Permit Security Research on Copy-Protected CDs

Fear of Legal Action Chills Computer Security Researchers San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today sent an open letter to EMI Music -- the record label representing artists including Paul McCartney and Coldplay -- calling on it to agree not to pursue any legal action against computer security...

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