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Complaint: Digital Millennium Copyright Act Provisions Violate 1st Amendment

(July 25, 2016, 9:14 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A complaint filed July 21 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia targets the “anti-circumvention” and “anti-trafficking” provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), stating that they chill “protected and noninfringing speech that relies on copyrighted works” without providing speakers with the traditional safeguard of “the fair use doctrine” in violation of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Matthew Green, et al. v. U.S. Department of Justice, et al., No. 1:16-cv-01492, D. D.C.).

(Complaint available. Document #24-160818-001C.)...
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