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24 Colum.-VLA J.L. & Arts 369 (2000-2001)
The Evolution of Article 6.4 of the European Information Society Copyright Directive

handle is hein.journals/cjla24 and id is 379 raw text is: The Evolution of Article 6.4 of the European Information Society
Copyright Directive
Alvise Maria Casellati*
Table of Contents
Introduction    ............................................................................................... 370
Part I: The Evolution of Article 6.4 of the European Directive
A. Background Information ....................................................................... 371
B. The Context: Article 6 of the European Directive ................................ 372
C. The Legislative History of Article 6.4 .................................................. 374
1. The Evolution of Article 6.4(1) - Legal Protection of
Technological Measures and Certain Copyright Exceptions ...376
2. The Evolution of Article 6.4(2) - Legal Protection of
Technological Measures and Private Copying ........................ 379
3. Article 6.4(3) - Legal Protection of Technological Measures
in Implementation of Circumvention Tools Given by
R ightholders ............................................................................. 386
4. Article 6.4(4) - The Interface Between Copyright Law and
C ontract  L aw    ........................................................................... 386
5. Article 6.4(5) - The Relationship Between Article 6.4 and the
O ther  D irectives ....................................................................... 390
D. The Meaning of Article 6.4 ................................................................... 392
Part 11: The Problems of Article 6.4 in Practice
A. Are Anti-copying Technological Measures Effective? ..................... 393
B. The Vagueness of Some of the Mandatory Exceptions ........................ 397
C. How Will Rightholders Make Circumvention Tools Comply With
the Exceptions of Article 6.4(1) and (2)? ........................................ 399
D . The  C ontact C   om m  ittee  ........................................................................ 399
C onclu  sion  ................................................................................................. 400
. LL.M. Columbia Law School (May 2001). I wish to give special thanks to Professor Jane C. Ginsburg
for her illuminating guidance, to my family for their support, especially my mother, and to my
classmates (Fall 2000) for their helpful discussions.

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