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Copyright Hearings Continue on Capitol Hill

The House Judiciary Committee continues to move forward with hearings addressing Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) call for a comprehensive review of U.S. copyright law. Within the past 10 days the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet has held two hearings regarding copyright and the role it plays in innovation. The first of these hearings, titled “Innovation ... Read More »

ALA/ARL/ACRL testifies in support of DMCA 1201 exemption for faculty in all disciplines

In December 2008 the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) and the Music Library Association (MLA) submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office at the Library of Congress, asking for an expansion of the previous exemption to the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to include the following: The exemption should apply to audiovisual works included in any college ... Read More »