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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

"Section 1201 exemptions."

House Bill Seeks to Exempt Backups from DMCA Violation
By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews
February 27, 2007, 6:40 PM

In an announcement this afternoon prior to the publication of the bill by the Library of Congress, Reps. Rick Boucher (D - VA) and John Doolittle (R - CA) introduced a bill that apparently would grant a new exemption for private, non-commercial copies of digital content, from violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act - technically creating a new class of "Section 1201 exemptions."

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