H.R.4569 - Digital Transition Content Security Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] (Introduced 12/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/16/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.|
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Summary: H.R.4569 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/16/2005)
Digital Transition Content Security Act of 2005 - Prohibits the manufacture, import, or sale to the public of devices that convert analog video signal to digital video signal unless certain content (such as copying and redistribution rights) security requirements are maintained. Prohibits a person from encoding a program using the rights signaling system unless the encoding meets specified content security requirements. Provides civil remedies and criminal penalties for violations.
Authorizes the Director of the Patent and Trademark Office to adopt commercially reasonable improvements to the detection function of the Video Encoded Invisible Light (VEIL) technology portion of the rights signaling system.
Outlines compliance standards for video input conversion devices.