Chapter 14 -- Technological Protections

Technological protections, like contracts, may afford more or different protections than copyright law, but they risk encroaching on the rights copyright law reserves to the public. This chapter contains the following decisions, listed in the order they are presented in the text. Click on any case name to see background information as well as the full court opinion.

Part A -- Early Examples of Technological Protection
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Part B -- The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Circumvention of Technological Protections
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Part C -- Authorized Versus Unauthorized Access and Interoperable Products
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Part D -- Protection for Copyright Management Information
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Part E -- The Debate Over Digital Television
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Supplemental Material For This Chapter
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Cases Deleted From Previous Editions
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