Copyright Report, #8

A bit rushed, but lots of content here! The Librarian of Congress is seeking public input on “expertise needed by the Register of Copyrights”. Comment submission deadline is January 31, 2017 The House Judiciary Committee released a concrete policy proposal for copyright reform, which includes suggestions for revising the structure of the Copyright Office (giving […]

Libraries are not anti-copyright. No, really.

I am a co-signatory on a letter sent today to the heads of the House and Senate Judiciary committees, who have expressed interest in updating/tinkering with current US copyright law. Among other suggestions, they are interested in removing the Copyright Office from the Library of Congress. This is a valid policy position, but many advocates […]