June 19, 2001

House Democrat says DMCA controversy will continue

Author: JT Smith

"Rick Boucher, a Democrat from Virginia who sits on
the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary
Committees, said that the most controversial portion
of the DMCA -- Section 1201A -- that makes it a
crime to circumvent copyright protection mechanisms
built into software and devices, will not be modified
during this session of Congress. "Its time will come,
but it's not going to be in this Congress," the
representative told members of the Computer &
Communications Industry Association's annual
Washington Caucus." Full story at IDG.
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