Section 1201 Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Measures Protecting Copyrighted Works: Second Round of Comments

The comments below were filed by proponents and supporters and those who neither support nor oppose a proposal.


Class Commenter
1

Proposed Class 1: Audiovisual works – educational uses – colleges and universities


Combined comments (74) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Joint Educators

2

Proposed Class 2: Audiovisual works – educational uses – primary and secondary schools (K-12)

 

Hobbs, Renee

3

Proposed Class 3: Audiovisual works – educational uses – massive open online courses (“MOOCs”)

 

Joint Educators

4

Proposed Class 4: Audiovisual works – educational uses – educational programs operated by museums, libraries, or nonprofits

 

Hobbs, Renee

5

Proposed Class 5: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – multimedia e-books

 

Authors Alliance, et al.

6

Proposed Class 6: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – filmmaking uses

 

Joint Filmakers

7

Proposed Class 7: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – noncommercial remix videos

 

Electronic Frontier Foundation and Organization for Transformative Works

-- Supplement: multimedia exhibits

8

Proposed Class 8: Audiovisual works – space-shifting and format-shifting

 

Berglund, John

Borodiansky, Gregory

Brett, Patrick

Butterworth, David

Chatfield, Keith

Cleave, John

Cobb, Sandra

Combined comments (118) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Duran, Valentin

Ferguson, Patrick

Graf, David

King, James

Lowery, Don

OmniQ

Public Knowledge

Scher, Arnold

Weingartner, Jason

White, Shawn

9

Proposed Class 9: Literary works distributed electronically – assistive technologies

 

121AuthEnt.org

American Foundation for the Blind, et al.

10

Proposed Class 10: Literary works distributed electronically – space-shifting and format-shifting

 

No comments submitted.

11

Proposed Class 11: Unlocking – wireless telephone handsets

 

Combined comments (268) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and TracFone Wireless, Inc. (TracFone)

Consumers Union

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Gazelle, Inc. and eBay, Inc.

12

Proposed Class 12: Unlocking – all-purpose tablet

 

Consumers Union

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

13

Proposed Class 13: Unlocking – mobile connectivity devices

 

No comments submitted.

14

Proposed Class 14: Unlocking – wearable computing devices

 

eBay Inc.

15

Proposed Class 15: Unlocking – consumer machines

 

Runyon, James

16

Proposed Class 16: Jailbreaking – wireless telephone handsets

 

Chen, Kevin

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Freeman, Jay

SAE Vehicle Electrical System Security (VESS) Committee

17

Proposed Class 17: Jailbreaking – all-purpose mobile computing devices

 

Abitbol, Evan

Chen, Kevin

Clark, Christian

Díaz, Juan Pablo Zapata

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Freeman, Jay

Horton, Michael

Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)

SAE Vehicle Electrical System Security (VESS) Committee

18

Proposed Class 18: Jailbreaking – dedicated e-book readers

 

No comments submitted.

19

Proposed Class 19: Jailbreaking – video game consoles

 

Clark, Christian

Díaz, Juan Pablo Zapata

Gencer, Fatih

Horton, Michael

Johnson, Matthew

Longo, Vincent

Mamut, Ryan

20

Proposed Class 20: Jailbreaking – smart TVs

 

The Exploiteers

LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.

Software Freedom Conservancy

21

Proposed Class 21: Vehicle software – diagnosis, repair, or modification

 

AAA

Auto Care Association and Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association

Brown, Edward

Bruns, Perry

Consumer Electronics Association

Combined comments (298) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Cothran, George

DANNiE D

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Eno, Donna

Green, Drayton

iFixit

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic, University of Southern California

Lawrence, David M.

Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)

National Corn Growers Association

Randy’s Repair, LLC.

Ricotta, David

SAE Vehicle Electrical System Security (VESS) Committee

Sawyer, George

Specialty Equipment Market Association

Wesler, Louis

22

Proposed Class 22: Vehicle software – security and safety research

 

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Eno, Donna

Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA)

SAE Vehicle Electrical System Security (VESS) Committee

Sawyer, George

Schneier, Bruce

Wesler, Louis

23

Proposed Class 23: Abandoned software – video games requiring server communication

 

Clark, Christian

Combined comments (74) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Díaz, Juan Pablo Zapata

eBay Inc.

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Gencer, Fatih

Heltzel, Robert

Horton, Michael

John, Philip

Labovitch, David

O'Neill, James

Preservation and Reformatting Section of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services

Santa Maria, Alex

Valunas, Anthony

24

Proposed Class 24: Abandoned software – music recording software

 

No reply comments received.

25

Proposed Class 25: Software – security research

 

Center for Democracy & Technology

Green, Matthew

New America’s Open Technology Institute

Perry, Brandon

Rapid7

Schneier, Bruce

Bellovin et al.

26

Proposed Class 26: Software – 3D printers

 

Borodiansky, Gregory

Brett, Patrick

Combined comments (123) received through Digital Right to Repair website

Feldman, Henry

Ferguson, Patrick

Gusek, Robert

Hatch, Alex

Lowery, Don

Nupen, Matthew

Public Knowledge

Weinberg, Michael

27

Proposed Class 27: Software – networked medical devices

 

Borodiansky, Gregory

Coalition of Medical Device Researchers

Feldman, Henry

Ferguson, Patrick

Freeman, Jay

Lowery, Don

New America’s Open Technology Institute

Public Knowledge

Schneier, Bruce

Weinberg, Michael