Commentary

86 USA: protection of technical measures and rights management information

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

86 USA: protection of technical measures and rights management information

| Commentary

86 USA: protection of technical measures and rights management information

It is unlawful for any person to circumvent a technical measure which controls access to a copyright work1. The manufacture, importation, offering to the public, provision or other trafficking by any person in any technology, product, service, device or component which is primarily designed for the purpose of circumventing a technological measure that controls access to a copyright work and has only limited commercially significant other purpose is unlawful if such action is carried out knowingly in connection with such circumvention2. Certain actions are permitted in relation to encryption research3

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