ABSTRACT

Copyright Law: Digital Rights Management Legislation [Updated October 1, 2004]   [open pdf - 169KB]

"Digital Rights Management (DRM) refers to the technology that copyright owners use to protect digital media. This report surveys several of the DRM bills that were introduced in the 107th Congress and those that are pending in the 108th Congress. Generally, the bills are directed at two separate goals. One goal is to increase access to digitally-protected media for lawful purposes. The other attempts to thwart digital piracy and would do so by enhancing civil and criminal sanctions for digital (and traditional) copyright infringement and educating the public about the rights of copyright holders."

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CRS Report for Congress, RL32035
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2004-10-01
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