Thursday, April 24, 2014
 

We Need A New Copyright Law

Or, at least update the old one, from 1976. So says Maria Pallante, the US Register of Copyrights.

The copyright laws currently in place, which determine what can be copyrighted and by whom, how fair use works, who can be sued for infringement and for how much, are out of date. The “new law” isn’t cutting it anymore. Nor is the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, passed 15 years ago, in 1998.

 

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