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Deadline to Submit Written Petitions for Ninth Triennial Rulemaking to USCO
August 11, 2023 All day
On June 8, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notification of inquiry and request for petitions for its ninth triennial rulemaking proceeding under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to consider possible temporary exemptions to the DMCA’s prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. Petitions for new exemptions and renewal petitions regarding existing exemptions will be considered in the rulemaking process, which includes three rounds of written comments, followed by public hearings that the Office intends to conduct virtually. Written petitions for renewal of current exemptions are due July 7. Written comments in response to any petitions for renewal must be received by August 11. Written petitions for new exemptions must also be received by August 11.