Copyright Office recommends permanently legalizing right to repair

Jason Koebler’s write up at Motherboard explains that the Copyright Office is essentially tired of granting the same exemption to the DMCA’s anti-circumvention clause for the right to repair locked down devices. If adopted, this would be a substantial win for copyright reform and suggests that the increasing activity in petitions for exemptions every three years could lead to further permanent reforms. Here’s to hoping.

h/t Slashdot

“The Office recommends against limiting an exemption to specific technologies or devices.”

Source: The US Government Wants to Permanently Legalize the Right to Repair – Motherboard

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