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LCA Writes Letter to House Committee on Energy and Commerce for Hearing on Protecting the Internet and Consumers

On January 22, 2015, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) sent a letter to members of the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The letter emphasized that libraries of all types depend on the open Internet and a balanced copyright system to carry out their missions and protect free speech.

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NYPL Represents Libraries at House Judiciary Subcommittee Copyright Hearing

On June 2, 2014, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) issued a press release endorsing Greg Cram’s testimony in front of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.

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LCA EndorsesJames G. Neal’s Fair Use Testimony at House Copyright Hearing

On April 4, 2014, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) issued a statement endorsing the testimony of James G. Neal, Columbia University librarian and vice president for information services, who testified before the US House of Representative Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet

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James G. Neal Testimony and Supplement for the Hearing on Preservation and Reuse of Copyrighted Works

On April 2, 2014, James G. Neal, university librarian and vice president for information services at Columbia University in the City of New York, served as the voice of libraries when he testified at the US House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet’s hearing on preserving and reusing copyrighted works. Read Testimony (PDF) Read Supplement...

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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 Writes Letter to House Judiciary Committee Regarding Manager’s Amendment to SOPA Act

On December 14, 2011, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) sent a letter to members of the US House Judiciary Committee, outlining its concerns with the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The letter focused on the Manager’s Amendment, specifically that it did not address the problems with treatment of streaming video that LCA identified in its November 8, 2011, letter (see...

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LCA Submits Comments on ACTA

On September 18, 2008, the Library Copyright Alliance and other organizations submitted brief comments on the proposed ACTA anti-counterfeiting agreement, specifically focusing on ensuring that the “Internet provisions” not disrupt the delicate balance with respect to Section 512 struck in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, result in increased liability for intermediaries, or adopt solutions that directly or indirectly suggest changes...

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