EFF to US Copyright Office: fix the DRM rules that stop us from fixing our stuff, make fair use, and make IoT gadgets work the way we want


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/12/18/the-green-exemption.html


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Trump Administration to EFF: No.


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Will the EFF fail again?


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Is the Copyright Office accepting public comments on this yet, and if so, is there a link to submit comments to them yet?


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Some details on the public comment periods can be found here: https://www.copyright.gov/1201/2018/

An excerpt from the page:

In the first round of comments, which are due December 18, 2017, the Office seeks legal and evidentiary submissions from parties who support the adoption of a proposed exemption, as well as parties that neither support nor oppose an exemption but seek to share pertinent information about a proposal. Responsive legal and evidentiary submissions from those who oppose the adoption of a proposed exemption are due February 12, 2018. Written reply comments from supporters of a proposed exemption and parties that neither support nor oppose a proposed exemption are due March 14, 2018. All comments must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Time on the respective deadline. Commenters must submit a separate comment for each proposed class they wish to address, although commenters may submit comments for more than one class.


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