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H.R.1892: Unlocking Technology Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||commerce|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.|
|Total Cosponsors||9 (8 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||May 8, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 14, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 - Amends the prohibition under federal copyright law on the circumvention of a technological measure that controls access to a copyright-protected work to require that such prohibition apply only to circumventions carried out in order to infringe or facilitate infringement of a protected work.
Declares that it shall not be a violation to: (1) circumvent a technological measure if the purpose is to engage in a use that is not an infringement of federal copyright law; or (2) use, manufacture, import, offer to the public, provide, or otherwise traffic in any technology, product, service, device, component, or part primarily designed or produced to facilitate noninfringing uses of protected works by circumventing a technological measure that effectively controls access to such work, unless the intent is to infringe or facilitate infringement of a copyright.
Declares that it is not an infringement to copy or adapt the software or firmware...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 14, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.|
|May 8, 2013||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|May 8, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|