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What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)?

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As with all important laws, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) does many things.  Overall, the point of the act is to prevent internet piracy.  The law has in many ways been ineffective as it continues to be very easy to obtain pirated material on the internet.

As the internet has become more and more popular, and since internet bandwidth has increased, it has become...

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