Fair Use Act Would Allow In-Home Content Sharing, not DVD Ripping

It'll be interesting to see how this develops. There's some interesting ways to interpret, and some good news, and some bad news. Oddly enough though, it says the new act would allow people to skip commercials? Um….pretty sure I do that already and am not breaking the law. But, there's some bad too:

In fact, consumers could not copy DVDs at all, even if the
action were strictly for backup purposes. Thus, the many people who rip
protected DVDs to hard drives still would be breaking the law…consumers still would be prohibited from stripping encryption from
digital music to listen to tunes on any device they choose, per the

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