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DMCA Remains in Spotlight in 2003

According to the Boston Globe, the DMCA will be the focus of increasing controversy and lobbying by industry and consumer advocates in 2003. The Business Software Alliance, one of the act’s powerful backers, is fighting any expansion of consumer rights concerning the use of music and movie industry products, including legislation introduced by Rep. Boucher.
In a related article, today’s New York Times reports on the the entertainment industry’s increased use of digital rights software to prevent consumers from bypassing fees when they download music, movies and TV programs.

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