US copyright determination adds new exceptions to circumventing TPMs, including repairing consumer devices

A new determination by the Librarian of Congress in the United States has declared it is not an infringement of technical protection measures (TPMs) for an individual or third-party repair expert to fix or maintain a lawfully acquired consumer electronics. The new ‘Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies’ came into force on Sunday 28 October 2018.

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