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Copyright Law Needs Revamp, Group Says

March 13, 2013

  Congress enacted the provisions in response to the piracy concerns of copyright owners and to obligations that the 1996 World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Treaty imposed on the United States, the EFF says.
     "It is great to see the new awareness of the issues with cell phone unlocking, but phones are just the tip of the iceberg of problems the DMCA has created," EFF intellectual property director Corynne McSherry said in a statement. "It kills aftermarkets, interferes with legitimate research, and squelches creativity in new media."

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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