Copyright Law Needs Update For Digital Age, Lawmakers Told

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- U.S. copyright law needs to be modernized to account for the seismic technological advances in computing and digital media that couldn't have been envisioned when Congress last went about performing a comprehensive revision of the nation's copyright law more than 30 years ago, experts told a House panel Thursday.

In a process that will take months to complete, the House Judiciary Committee's intellectual property subcommittee held its first in a series of meetings reviewing U.S. copyright law. The last extensive rewrite of copyright law was in...
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