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Background: Today, the Librarian of Congress released his decision regarding lawful circumvention of Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies as part of its 1201 triennial review. Public Knowledge had requested an exemption that would allow people to circumvent DVD encryption in order to shift movies they had lawfully purchased on DVD to other devices, such as tablets, that cannot play DVDs natively.
The following quote can be attributed to Michael Weinberg, Vice President of the Institute of Emerging Innovation at Public Knowledge: