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This guide is designed to share information on copyright and related topics. This guide does not supply legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Learn more about The Digital Millennium Copyright Act at this American Library Association guide.

Wikipedia Entry on DMCA.

Update for 2012 on DMCA for Electronic Frontiers Foundation.

Why does the DMCA exist?

In this interview, Russell Rains, a lawyer and Director of the Digital Media Management MBA Program at St. Edward's University, discusses the motivations behind the passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and related copyright protection measures by the US Congress in the 1990s, as well as some of the legal issues that it was enacted to address.

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Karen Nichols
GL 105C
Mary & John Gray Library