Digital Copyright Law Trumps Free Speech

A federal judge denied a Russian software vendor’s request to dismiss criminal charges against them for violating the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. A federal judge denied the motion to dismiss the indictment under the First Amendment.

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What is the Digital Millenium Copyright Act?
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