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On July 18, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) and Software Preservation Network (SPN) submitted comments responding to the Copyright Office’s Notice of Inquiry on electronic deposit and best edition rules. The organizations oppose removal of the best edition requirement from the registration deposit process in section 408 because of the adverse effect it will have on the deposit of...
On June 17, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance joined an amicus brief in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith and Lynn Goldsmith, Ltd. in support of neither party. The brief argues for vacating the judgment and remanding the case for a more particularized consideration of fair use. View Document
Library Copyright Alliance amicus brief in support of defendants-appellees, Merrick B. Garland and Shira Perlmutter.
On June 2, 2022, LCA withdrew its opposition to S. 3880 upon being excluded from the scope of the bill.
On May 26, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments to the Copyright Office Notice of Inquiry concerning standard technical measures and section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA).
On March 24, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted a statement opposing enactment of the SMART Copyright Act, S. 3880. LCA explains that S. 3880 is both unnecessary and premature.
On February 16, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance joined an amicus brief by the Software Preservation Network (SPN) in the case of Apple v. Corellium, urging the circuit court to affirm that security research is a fair use. SPN argues as a matter of law that providing access to software for research can be (and often is) transformative fair use, even in...
On February 8, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance issued a statement of interest in participating in consultations concerning technical measures to the Copyright Office’s notice of inquiry.
On January 19, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance filed an amicus brief in support of the appellants in Matthew D. Green, et al., v. United States Department of Justice, et al. LCA members urged the DC Circuit Court to strike down a controversial copyright law as unconstitutional.
On January 24, 2022, the Library Copyright Alliance submitted comments in response to the US Copyright Office’s notice of inquiry concerning the merits of providing an option to defer examination of copyright registration application materials until a later request by the applicant. LCA opposed the creation of a deferred examination option.