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Court rules teaching people how to circumvent DRM in eBooks is not copyright infringement. DO tell …

December 11, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

Protection or overprotection?

Telling users how to strip the DRM from their legally purchased ebooks is not contributory copyright infringement, according to a ruling last month by a federal judge in New York. Judge Denise Cote dismissed two publishers’ claims of contributory infringement and inducement inAbbey House Media v. Apple Inc., one of the many cases to come out of the antitrust litigation against Apple and a handful of major publishers.

Source: EFF.org

[Read the full article at EFF.org]

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