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Emulation (Games)

Submission + - US Copyright Office grants abandonware rights

reagor writes: http://www.joystiq.com/2006/11/23/us-copyright-off ice-grants-abandonware-rights/ joystic.com Here's something abandonware enthusiasts can be thankful for: the Library of Congress yesterday approved six exemptions to US copyright. The one most pertinent to gamers is that, for archival purposes, copy protection on software no longer being sold or supported by its copyright holder can be cracked.

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