Library of Congress October 26, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies
Document Number: 2018-23241
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-26
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
In this final rule, the Librarian of Congress adopts exemptions to the provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (``DMCA'') that prohibits circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works, codified in the United States Code. As required under the statute, the Acting Register of Copyrights, following a public proceeding, submitted a Recommendation concerning proposed exemptions to the Librarian of Congress. After careful consideration, the Librarian adopts final regulations based upon the Acting Register's Recommendation.