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PUBLIC LAW 105-304—OCT. 28, 1998 112 STAT. 2863 "(E) subject to a Presidential proclamation under subsection (g)."; (2) by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows: "(3) The term 'eligible country' means a nation, other than the United States, that— "(A) becomes a WTO member country after the date of the enactment of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act; "(B) on such date of enactment is, or after such date of enactment becomes, a nation adhering to the Berne Convention; "(C) adheres to the WIPO Copyright Treaty; "(D) adheres to the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty; or "(E) after such date of enactment becomes subject to a proclamation under subsection (g)."; (3) in paragraph (6)— (A) in subparagraph (C)(iii) by striking "and" after the semicolon; (B) at the end of subparagraph (D) by striking the period and inserting "; and"; and (C) by adding after subparagraph (D) the following: "(E) if the source country for the work is an eligible country solely by virtue of its adherence to the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, is a sound recording."; (4) in paragraph (8)(B)(i)— (A) by inserting "of which" before "the majority"; and (B) by striking "of eligible countries"; and (5) by striking paragraph (9). (d) REGISTRATION AND INFRINGEMENT ACTIONS.— Section 411(a) of title 17, United States Code, is amended in the first sentence— (1) by striking "actions for infringement of copyright in Berne Convention works whose country of origin is not the United States and"; and (2) by inserting "United States" after "no action for infringement of the copyright in any". (e) STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.—Section 507(a) of title 17, United State Code, is amended by striking "No" and inserting "Except as expressly provided otherwise in this title, no". SEC. 103. COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SYSTEMS AND COPYRIGHT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION. (a) IN GENERAL. —Title 17, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new chapter: "CHAPTER 12—COPYRIGHT PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS "Sec. "1201. Circumvention of copyright protection systems. "1202. Integrity of copyright management information. "1 203. Civil remedies. "1204. Criminal offenses and penalties. "1205. Savings clause. "§ 1201. Circumvention of copyright protection systems "(a) VIOLATIONS REGARDING CIRCUMVENTION OF TECHNO- LOGICAL MEASURES. —(1)(A) No person shall circumvent a technological measure that effectively controls access to a work protected