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Oceans Rise, Cities Fall, DVD Ban Remains

November 4, 2015 1201 Reform , Anticircumvention , Copyright Reform , Digital Locks , DMCA

As sure as the fall follows summer, and the sun rises in the east, the sixth triennial DMCA Section 1201 exemption process resulted in the rejection of our request for an exemption for creating private copies of DVDs and Blu Ray discs (DVD/BRDs). Consumers have long sought exemptions for private copying of DVDs, and more recently Blu Ray discs, for purposes ranging from Linux compatibility, to putting videos on home media servers, to making back-up copies in case discs get scratched, to watching them on devices lacking optical drives, like tablets, smartphones, and most modern laptops.

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Podcast

PK In The Know Podcast: Digital Locks and Reform of the DMCA

November 2, 2015 1201 Reform , Anticircumvention , Copyright Reform , Digital Locks

PK In The Know Podcast: Digital Locks and Reform of the DMCA

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