November 27, 2020

"Digital Media Device" Definition from the Hollings CBDTPA

Several readers have asked me to post the precise definition of “digital media device” from the Hollings CBDTPA. Here it is:

DIGITAL MEDIA DEVICE. – The term “digital media device” means any hardware or software that –

(A) reproduces copyrighted works in digital form;

(B) converts copyrighted works in digital form into a form whereby the images and sounds are visible or audible; or

(C) retrieves or accesses copyrighted works in digital form and transfers or makes available for transfer such works to hardware or software described in subparagraph (B).