Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting’s Fun Legal Fact of the Week is here to help you get through the work week by sharing a random fact. It can be about a state law, regulation, and more!
Legal Fact of the Week: Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was passed on October 12, 1998 by U.S Senate. Then Act was officially signed into law by President Clinton on October 28th, 1998. The purpose of this act was to create tough standards on Copyright issues.
For example, if an item is passed around without approval, it is seen as a crime. This law also increases the punishment for Copyright violations made on the internet.