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Electronic Frontier Foundation and LCA File Long Comment Proposing a Simplified Class 1 for Audiovisual Works

On December 18, 2017, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), New Media Rights (NMR), and the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW), supported by the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), filed a long comment regarding a proposed exemption under 17 U.S.C. 1201, proposing a simplified Class 1 for Audiovisual Works.

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Confirmation for DMCA Filing for Disability Services Offices

On December 18, 2017, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) filed a long comment regarding a proposed exemption under 17 U.S.C. 1201, which would allow educational institution’s disability offices to circumvent technological protection measures for motion pictures in order to make them accessible to people with disabilities.

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LCA Submits Letter to the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

On August 9, 2017, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) sent a letter to Representatives Darrell Issa and Jerry Nadler regarding copyright limitations proposed in H.R. 3301, The CLASSICS Act, which provides remedies for sound recordings before 1972.

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LCA Releases Statement Urging Senate to Reject Register of Copyrights Bill

On April 26, 2017, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) released a statement urging the Senate to “reject” the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017, which would make the Register subject to Presidential appointment and Senate confirmation.

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