Items tagged "Triennial Review"
Public Knowledge Policy Counsel Kathleen Burke to Testify Before Copyright Office Defending Consumers’ Right to Repair Gaming ConsolesApril 19, 2021 Copyright , DMCA , Right to Repair , Section 1201 , Triennial Review , Video Games
Public Knowledge Policy Counsel Kathleen Burke will testify before the U.S. Copyright Office this Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Her testimony in the hearing on “Repairing Computer Programs” will argue for consumers’ right to repair their own video game consoles. The hearing is one of the Copyright Office’s “Section 1201 Public Hearings,” part of the triennial process for granting exemptions to Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.Read More
How the Right-to-Repair Can Help Us Overcome Our Economic and Climate ChallengesFebruary 3, 2021 1201 Reform , Anticircumvention , Communications and the Pandemic , Copyright , Copyright Office , Copyright Reform , DMCA , Right to Repair , Section 1201 , Triennial Review
Over the past 10 months, the U.S. has experienced a constant state of flux, enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, a major cultural divide, and a tumultuous transition of power between presidential administrations. Many sought refuge in the virtual worlds offered by video game consoles in order to cope with the stress, causing a major spike in […]Read More
DMCA Exemption Process Rejects Personal Copies of Movies, Leaves Uncertainty For Many OthersOctober 27, 2015 1201 Reform , Copyright , Copyright Reform , DMCA , Triennial Review
Today, the Library of Congress released its rules on what lawful uses of copyrighted works would continue to be prohibited by the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The rules rejected Public Knowledge’s request for consumers to be able to make personal copies of their DVDs, and granted, with limitations, a variety of other exemptions.Read More