Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Copyright bill: clause for concern

Copyright bill: clause for concern
Computerworld [New Zealand], publication date: 20 December 2006
"Nevertheless, Jackson says that InternetNZ is very concerned about provisions which would levy criminal charges and heavy penalties against those dealing in devices or instructions designed to circumvent technological protection mechanisms (TPMs).

While these features are reminiscent of the much criticised Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) enacted in the US, the local proposed legislation is “not as severe”, he says. "

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