A federal law (Pub. L. No. 105-304, 112 Stat. 2860) that implemented the following 1996 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties:
• The WIPO Copyright Treaty .
• The WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty.
Among other things, the DMCA:
• Restricts the circumvention of technological measures (also known as digital rights management or DRM) used to protect copyrighted works.
• Prohibits the tampering of any copyright management information contained in a copyrighted work.
• Creates new limitations on liability for copyright infringement by online service providers, subject to certain conditions.
• Expands the existing exemption in the Copyright Act relating to computer programs to allow the owner or lessee of a computer to copy a program in the course of repairing or maintaining that computer.

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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