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Statement for the Hearing on the Scope of Fair Use

On January 28, 2014, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted a statement to the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing on the scope of fair use. In the statement, LCA describes how all types of libraries rely on fair use in order to serve their users and meet mission, how the federal government relies on...

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Department of Commerce Green Paper Reply Comments

On January 8, 2014, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted additional comments on the US Department of Commerce “green paper,” Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy, following a public meeting held by the Commerce Department in December. The post-meeting comments focus on four issues: the recent fair use court decision in the case Bouchat v. Baltimore Ravens,...

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