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[FYI] Fear of a Pay-Per-Use World


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Fear of a Pay-Per-Use World  

by Oscar S. Cisneros  

3:00 a.m. Oct. 9, 2000 PDT  

Critics of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act are asking the 
librarian of Congress to preserve traditional fair-use and free-
speech rights by carving out exceptions to the law.  

Unless some exceptions are created, they argue, the entertainment 
industry will have more control than the Constitution allows. One 
concern is that this could lead to a pay-per-use world where 
consumers don't truly own the books, movies and music they purchase.  


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