Every few days it seems, we spot a story on the question of whether the nation’s 14-year-old copyright law may need an overhaul for the digital age.
The latest? Researchers, who were looking into old Sony Music CD's which had copy protection that behaved like malware, worried that even researching the malware could be a violation of a 1999 federal law.
David Brancaccio is the host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report, now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition. His reporting focuses on the future of the economy, financial and labor markets, technology, the environment and social enterprises.