Fair Content Access Best Counter To Piracy, Lawmakers Told

Law360, Washington (November 19, 2013, 7:30 PM EST) -- The best ways of combating copyright infringement in the digital age involve giving consumers legitimate access to content at a fair price, and reforms to copyright law should be focused on removing barriers to this access, witnesses told House lawmakers at a hearing Tuesday.

Paul Misener, Amazon.com Inc.’s vice president for global public policy, told members of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee that the company’s aim was to be the world’s most “customer-centric” company, something that had driven...
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