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Acronym for Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law which.criminalizes production and dissemination of technology devices or services that are used to circumvent measures that control access to copyrighted works (commonly known as DRM) and criminalizes the act of circumventing an access control even when there is no infringement of copyright itself. [Circumvention of controlled access includes unscrambling copying sharing commercial recording or reverse engineering copyrighted entertainment or software.] It also heightens the penalties for copyright infringement on the Internet. (Source: Wikipedia)

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