DMCA - LEGISLATIVE HISTORY - PLAYABILITY
REPRESENTATIVE HOWARD BERMAN IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (CONG. REC. E2315) (DAILY ED. NOV. 12, 1998)
Conference Report (H. Rep. No. 105-796):
Representative Howard Berman in the House of Representatives (Cong. Rec. E2315) (daily ed. Nov. 12, 1998):
Fourth, on the much-contested issue of playability, the language adopted in the conference report is the most definitive statement substantively on the circumstances under which product performance adjustment does or does not violate the anticircumvention provisions of this legislation. The conference report, which specifically addresses this issue, has been adopted without recorded dissent in both Houses, and any subsequent inconsistent interpretation should carry no weight.