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Circumvention of copyright protection systems

LCA Submits Reply on Exemptions to DMCA Section 1201

On February 2, 2009, the LCA and Music Library Association submitted comments in support of the renewal and modest broadening of the existing exemption for film clip compilations in two related ways: works included in any college or library, and works used in classrooms by instructors in all subjects.

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LCA and MLA Provide Comments on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems

On December 2, 2008, the Library Copyright Alliance and the Music Library Association submitted comments on exceptions that the Library of Congress should grant pursuant to 17 U.S.C. ยง 1201(a)(1)(C), pursuant to the Notice of Inquiry (NOI) published by the Copyright Office.

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LCA Supports Fair Use Act

On March 21, 2007, the Library Copyright Alliance sent a letters to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in strong support of the introduction of the Freedom And Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship (FAIR USE) Act of 2007, H.R.2001. At the end of 2006, Dr. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, approved six exemptions from the prohibition on circumvention of...

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