US considers "legalising hacking" with copyright ruling

Thursday, 13 May 2004, 2:27 PM EST

The US Congress has taken a step toward revising the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act, in a move which the entertainment industry has branded an attempt to "legalise hacking".

A House of Representatives subcommittee convened on Wednesday for the first hearing devoted to a proposal to change the DMCA, a 1998 law that broadly restricts bypassing copy-protection technologies used in DVDs, a few music CDs and some software programs.

By Declan McCullagh at Silicon.

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