|Case highlights law's threat to fair-use rights
By Dan Gillmor
So, under the DMCA, it's a crime to spread the word about technology that maintains your fair-use rights. One of these days, it may be a crime to talk about anything that displeases the control freaks who run the entertainment and software industries.
Today, in the book and music world, we can make copies of books and music we own for our own use. We can resell or give away books and music we own. The entertainment and software industies don't want you to do that anymore.