Central District Of California Grants Summary Judgment For Aol In E-books Case.

In the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, federal Judge Florence-Marie Cooper said that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shields an Internet Service Provider during the "intermediate and transient storage" of data. For the Service Provider, the DMCA provides a "safe harbor" from the anti-circumvention provisions of the copyright laws.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Where can I find a copy of the DMCA?
What is the definition of a Service Provider?
What does a Safe Harbor limitation on liability require?
What does this mean to Web Page owners in the instance where someone places copyrighted material on a web page?
What impact will this have on the Internet?

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