Senate Judiciary Committee Releases DMCA Discussion Draft

Shortly before Christmas, the Senate Judiciary Committee released the discussion draft of a bill to amend the copyright law, primarily the sections known as the […]

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DMCA Hearing 5: More Consensus Than You Might Think on Section 1201

On September 16th, the IP Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearing number five in its ongoing review of the 22-year-old Digital Millennium Copyright […]

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DMCA HEARING IV – Contemplating Fair Use

With the first three DMCA review hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on IP, it was fairly easy to identify the salient matters most likely to […]

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DMCA Hearings III (Part 2): Independent Creators Must Remain in the Foreground

How many times have comments about copyright included some variation on the theme “I would not pirate, if the revenue went to the artists instead […]

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DMCA Review III – SJC Sounds Skeptical That Everything Is Fine

Yesterday afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee (part of it anyway) held the third hearing in its ongoing review of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (1998). […]

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