The Review of Regulations Concerning the Exceptions of Anti-piracy Measures Clauses in Taiwan Copyright Law

The Review of Regulations Concerning the Exceptions of Anti-piracy Measures Clauses in Taiwan Copyright Law

 

Title
The Review of Regulations Concerning the Exceptions of Anti-piracy Measures Clauses in Taiwan Copyright Law
Author
Chung-Hsin Chang
Keywords
Anti-piracy Measures, Technological Protection Measures (TPMs), fair use, Digital Rights Management (DRM), digital technology, internet
Abstract
Technological Protection Measures (TPMs) is an important method for
copyright owners to employ technology to protect his right under digital internet
environment. International copyright treaty establishes legal regime to prevent
those TPMs from crack or circumvention. However, what negative side effects
those regulations may cause to the public interest needs to be evaluated. Taiwan
amended its Copyright Law and introduced so-call Anti-piracy Measures clauses
on Sep. 1, 2004. In addition, the Competent Authority released the regulations
concerning the details of exceptions and limitations set forth in Paragraph 3 of
Article 80ter on Mar. 23, 2006. This Article summarizes the background and
analysis the details of the regulations. The purpose of this Article is to raise the
public concern to this issue. It may also make a preparation to amend the Regulation.
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