6 DMCA exemptions granted, but little benefit to consumers

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Six new DMCA exemptions have been granted by the Copyright Office/Library of Congress to benefit certain organisations such as libraries, education, security researchers, archivists and so on,…

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my question is why should us the consumer be treated as a criminal in the first place. These exceptions are like the warden of a prison giving you an extra meal, even though you are serving a sentence for a crime you did not commit. The DMCA should just be revoked. All it is ever used for is to strong arm small companies, and customers.