PC Mag Australia – Protecting Games From the Law

Games_Law_PC_Mag_AusAt the moment, United States copyright legislation prevents consumers from developing video game emulators and compatible servers in order to play games that are no longer supported by developers. These anti-circumvention provisions or Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) also prevent academics and museum curators from preserving such games for study and display of our cultural heritage.

Organisations like the Electronic Frontiers Foundation are fighting for the copyright laws to actually make sense, rather than just to protect the publishers.

Read more at PC Mag Australia.

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