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Industry Organizations Urge Congress To Update Internet Copyright Law

Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments)
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From Deadline:

As Congress continues to investigate Cambridge Analytica’s unauthorized access to the private information of more than 87 million Facebook users during the 2016 election, the leaders of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA and IATSE have urged the Senate to look at the “broader context” of Internet regulations that they say allowed the breach to happen in the first place.

Specifically, the union leaders want the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees, which heard testimony from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last week, to update the “safe harbor” provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, which limits the liability of Internet service providers for user-created copyright infringement. The MPAA made a similar plea last week.

- Read the full story at Deadline.com


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