With access to diagnostics increasingly important for auto service and collision repair industries, association testimony before U.S. Copyright Office calls for expanding the copyright repair exemption beyond vehicle owners. Should also include telematics.
Yesterday in a hearing before the U.S. Copyright Office in Washington, D.C., Auto Care Association Senior Vice President for Regulatory and Government Affairs, Aaron Lowe, testified in support of the association’s petition to expand the current exemption for consumers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The current exemption only allows access to encrypted software for the purposes of repair for car owners only. The association petitioned