Copy Protection of CDs: The Recording Industry's Latest Attempt at Preventing the Unauthorized Digital Distribution of Music


Amy K. Jensen


VOL. XXI • Winter 2003 • NO. 2 (table of contents)

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21 John Marshall J. of Comp. & Info. Law 241


This comment focuses on the need of the music industry to control the use and digital distribution of music. The author also addresses the privacy issues that arise through the various methods the music industry implements in order to control the unauthorized distribution of digital music via computer technology. The author particularly addresses the privacy issues that arise with the use of undetectable signals that send information about a consumer’s use of that Compact Disc over computer lines, all unbeknownst and unauthorized by the consumer.

Author Footnote:

Amy K. Jensen received her J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in 2003 and her B.A. in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Washington in 2000. She is currently completing her M.B.A. at Dominican University and would loke to thank her family and friends for their much-appreciated support during her long educational journey. She would also like to thank Professors Julie Spanbauer and Samuel Olken for their encouragement and guidance.

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