About the DMCA (Updated)

By 1998 the US had passed its Digital Millennium Copyright Act. And partly because the US generates so much copyrightable material, and partly just because it’s the US and is a little pushy on the world stage, the DMCA became the de facto way of handling copyright protections on the internet around the world.


But what is it? Why did we need the DMCA or the WIPO copyright treaty at all?


Let's help you Know a Little more about the DMCA


Featuring Tom Merritt.


Full episode transcript available here.


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