The EFF Wants To Make It OK To Mod Your Game Console
The US Copyright Office is looking to make exemptions for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation is making a submission; they want it to be legal to mod your game consoles.
A previous EFF effort resulted in it being totally OK to jailbreak your iPhone, and so there is reason to believe that their attempt to allow you to alter your consoles so you can play games other than those approved by the console makers will have a chance.
Obviously, even if the measure works out, it would still be illegal to play pirated games on your modded consoles.
If you’ve you’ve ever bought a Humble Indie Bundle and wondered about that EFF thing, well, know you know. This is what they do.
DMCA exemption submissions will be considered in the spring.
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