New US Copyright Exemption Allows Bypassing DRM to Repair Devices


(Josh Centers) #1

Originally published at: https://tidbits.com/2018/10/26/new-us-copyright-exemption-allows-bypassing-drm-to-repair-devices/

A new exemption to the DMCA in the United States let device owners bypass DRM to maintain or repair devices, but actually doing so may prove challenging.


(John Burt) #2

A kill switch to disable the device. Can I say Throw Away Society?