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What does DMCA stand for?

DMCA stands for Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998


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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government
  • Business, finance, etc.

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Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, certain digital services, including satellite radio, are permitted to stream any sound recordings that have been released to the public -- regardless of whether or not they have received a separate license from the record label or other copyright owner.
Unfortunately, under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, consumers do not have the converse right to tinker with those fences once they theoretically own the CDs that contain them.
The MPAA argues that the program, DeCSS, violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 because it "circumvents" DVD's security measures.