Digital Millennium Copyright Act facts for kids
It puts into effect two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It criminalizes production and dissemination of technology, devices, or services intended to circumvent (get round) measures which control access to copyrighted works. These "measures" are commonly known as digital rights management or DRM.
The WIPO Copyright Treaty is the basis of protecting copyright on the web.
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