Copyright Clarification Bill Set To Become Law

By Dietrich Knauth (November 22, 2010, 7:52 PM EST) -- A bill designed to clarify and fix technical errors in the Copyright Act has cleared the U.S. Senate after unanimous approval by the U.S. House of Representatives last week.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who co-sponsored the bill with Senate Judiciary Committee member Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said Friday he was pleased that Congress acted before the end of the year to pass the Copyright Cleanup, Clarification and Corrections Act of 2010, which will now be sent to the president to be signed into law.

The new law will simplify copyright issues and streamline the day-to-day operations of the U.S....

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