Congress introduces bill to modernise the US Copyright Office

Three Members of US Congress have introduced a bill aimed at modernising and changing the status of the country's Copyright Office. The bill, known as the Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act or the CODE Act, is sponsored by Congresswoman Judy Chu, Congressman Tom Marino and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock.

The draft bill was first released in June and, following months of discussion with various stakeholders, it now reflects "a consensus across various industries and public interest groups,” according to ...

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