A panel of civil-liberties and privacy experts focusing on the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference in Toronto last month concluded its discussion with the overall reaction that the provisions are both troubling and inconsistent.

The panel, titled “Circumvention: Tool for Freedom or Crime?” was organized by Alex Fowler of the Electronic Frontier Foundation to discuss “why there’s so much fuss over Section 1201 [of the DMCA],” which has been the subject of a number of recent cases.

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