Definition of Digital Millennium Copyright Act in English:

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Syllabification: Dig·it·al Mil·len·ni·um Cop·y·right Act
(abbreviation: DMCA)


  • A 1998 US law intended to update copyright law for electronic commerce and electronic content providers. It criminalizes the circumvention of electronic and digital copyright protection systems.
    More example sentences
    • Half a dozen defendants have been charged under copyright circumvention measures contained in the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
    • They accused 321 of violating the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
    • Let's all welcome the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to Australia, then.

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