Hollywood Seeks Relief From Congress on Net Copyright Issues

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 13, 2002

The National Journal reviews the ongoing Internet copyright battle framed from the Hollywood perspective that focuses on widespread evidence of digital piracy, and Silicon Valley (the tech marketplace) position that argues making personal copies of various forms of digital content (CDs, DVDs) is fair use. This is a battle between titans, and the stakes are very high for the music, movie and publishing sectors. Both sides have advocates on the Hill who have introduced legislation that is noted in this article.

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