Portugal passes bill to restrict use of DRM

Portugal's parliament has approved a bill that will restrict how Digital Rights Management is applied to some creative works, including those in the public domain or funded by public entities. Even when DRM is present, citizens will be able to circumvent the protection for education and private copying purposes.

Country: Portugal

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: new law, circumvention, Portugal, DRM, copyright

Posted on Monday 17 April 2017

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