Renee Hobbs offers a Fireside Chat on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the practice of "ripping" DVDs to make clips, and its relevance to media literacy education.
Participants build background knowledge on copyright, fair use, DMCA and the Code of Best Practices. They increase appreciation for fair use as a “use-it-or-lose-it” right
Introduce two different tools for ripping video. We demystify the process of how DMCA 1201 rulemaking works and understand the political factors at work in expanding fair use in the DMCA. Ultimately, Renee aims to empower participants to want to participate in the DMCA renewal process. Learn more: http://mediaeducationlab.com/copyright