United music community asks for a reform of DMCA's safe harbour provisions

An unprecedented coalition of 19 music industry organisations and over 400 songwriters, artists and managers have filed before the US Copyright Office (USCO), a joint position paper asking for a reform of the "safe harbour" provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 and its "notice and takedown" system. 

In their filing, the signatories are urging the USCO to “reform the misused ‘safe harbour’ provision of the DMCA and its broken 'notice and takedown’ system in order to restore the act’s original ...

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