House Postpones Copyright Bill

Law360, New York (September 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The House Judiciary Committee has decided to postpone legislative changes that would expand on what counts as a music copyright violation, after a show of opposition from consumer rights groups and satellite radio companies.

The committee had originally scheduled the Copyright Modernization Act of 2006 to be marked up on Wednesday before being sent to the House for a vote.

However, on Tuesday morning, consumer rights groups, such as the Consumer Electronics Association, and satellite radio companies Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio Holdings...
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