Copyright hope, the early days

WASHINGTON--A conservative Republican lawmaker is expected to announce a bill next week that would dramatically scale back the ability of record labels, movie studios and others to use anticopying technology, according to a source familiar with the proposal.

The bill, authored by Sen. Sam Brownback, would regulate digital rights management systems, granting consumers the right to resell copy-protected products and requiring manufacturers to prominently disclose when anti-copying technology is being used. Click here to read the rest of the article.