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Unformatted text preview: s necessitated new copyright legislation, called the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (1998), to improve protection of copyrighted digital products. In addition, producers of DVD movies, music recordings, and software want protection from devices designed to circumvent antipiracy elements of their products.26 Consumer Protection There are many consumer-oriented federal laws regard- consumerism A movement started to increase the influence, rights, and power of consumers ing products. The various laws include more than 30 amendments and separate laws relating to food, drugs, and cosmetics, such as the Infant Formula Act (1980), the Nutritional Labeling and Education Act (1990), new labeling requirements for dietary supplements (1997), and proposed labeling guidelines for trans fats (2006).27 Various other consumer protection laws have a broader scope, such as the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (1966), the Child Protection Act (1966), and the Consumer Product Safety Act (1972), which established the Consumer Product Safety Commission to monitor product safety and establish uniform product safety standards. Many of these laws came about because of...
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