Copyright Overhaul Plan On Track For Less Industry Sniping

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Commerce report issued Wednesday calling for a broad review of U.S. policy on contentious copyright issues like online infringement could help bring together the entertainment and technology industries and avoid the rancor that derailed recent copyright bills, attorneys say.

The paper by Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force proposes detailed discussions and roundtables on such hot-button intellectual property topics as the operation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, proper damages for people who infringe copyrighted material online, and orphan works, laying out the...
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