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EFF calls for greater commitment against digital TV copy protection

EFF IN THE NEWS
July 18, 2007

Back in 2005, the Electric Frontier Foundation (EFF) voiced its concerned about the Digital Video Broadcasting Forum's (DVB Forum) standardization of Content Protection Copyright Management (DVB-CPCM). Now, the EFF has published a briefing paper reiterating the Foundation's concerns about the drawbacks of CPCM and complaining about the general support among lawmakers for Digital Rights Management (DRM). The foundation says that politicians are making it easy for the media industry to use DRM techniques as it sees fit, with criminal prosecutors even investigating cases in which DRM was cracked for legal purposes.

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