US Register of Copyright backs performance rights

The US Register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante, has asked Congress to act on a wide range of copyright issues, including passing a law that would introduce performance rights for recordings and providing the Copyright Office with a new status to answer more efficiently to the challenges of the digital age.

The hearing was called for by Congressman Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the  Judiciary Committee at the House of Representatives, as part of the two-year review of US copyright law undertaken ...

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