US considers "legalising hacking" with copyright ruling
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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