- right to repair
- unlocked devices
- video games
- voice assistant devices
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 repairing technology is not an infringement of technical protection measures (TPMs). Since the passing of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Americans have not been able circumvent a TPM that controls access to copyright protected material.