Comment to the US Fed Govt.
\"The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is
preparing to conduct proceedings to make recommendations in
accordance with section 1201(a)(1) of the Copyright Act, 17
1201(a)(1), which was added by the Digital Millennium
Copyright Act and which provides that the Librarian of
Congress may exempt certain classes of
works from the prohibition against circumventing a
technological measure that controls access to a copyrighted
wThe purpose of this rulemaking proceeding is to determine
whether there are classes of works as to which users are, or
are likely to be, adversely affected in their ability to
noninfringing uses if they are prohibited from circumventing
such technological measures. This notice requests written
comments from all interested parties, including
copyright owners, educational institutions, libraries and
archives, scholars, researchers and members of the public,
in order to elicit information and views on whether
of certain classes of works are, or are likely to be,
adversely affected by such prohibition.
DATES: Written comments are due by February 10, 2000. Reply
comments are due by March 13, 2000.
ADDRESSES: Submissions by electronic mail should be made to