Policies and Procedures
Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 1998
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was signed into law by President Clinton on October 28, 1998. The legislation implements two 1996 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties: the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty . The DMCA also addresses a number of other significant copyright-related issues.