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Comments on Department of Commerce Green Paper

On November 13, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) provided comments on a number of issues raised in the US Department of Commerce “green paper” on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy. LCA commented on issues relating to statutory damages, online licensing, collective rights organizations, and contractual restrictions on copyright exceptions.

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LCA Submits Statement to House Committee Regarding Unlocking Consumer Choice Wireless Competition Act

On June 6, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted a statement to the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet in regard to the hearing on H.R. 1123: The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.

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LCA Applauds Introduction of Unlocking Technology Act

On May 13, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) issued a statement applauding the introduction in the US House of Representatives of H.R. 1892, the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013. The bill guarantees that legitimate uses of digital works and technologies will not run afoul of copyright law, even if they require breaking digital locks. Prompted by the recent uproar...

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Berkeley Clinic Prepares Fair Use White Paper for LCA

On February 15, 2013, the Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley, published a white paper on behalf of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA). The paper, “How Flexibility Supports the Goals of Copyright Law: Fair Use and the US Library Experience,” was created for discussion at the 2nd Global Congress on Intellectual Property and...

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