The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is designed to criminalize technology that circumvents digital copy protection mechanisms. However, some members of the information security community also believe the DMCA prevents them from legally doing security research, which is why the EFF is taking the U.S. to court. Watch Friday’s video to learn more about this interesting case.
Episode Runtime: 3:31
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-exys4m4Myo
- EFF sues the US over DMCA – Ars Technica
- Matthew Green’s thoughts on the DMCA lawsuit – Cryptography Engineering
- What is the DMCA – Wikipedia