Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Lofgren Takes a Clue from Lessig

"Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) has introduced the Public Domain Enhancement Act (HR 2601), which capitalizes on a proposal by law professor Lawrence Lessig. " This bill would allow more works to come into the public domain by mandating renewal of copyright rather than the current automatic extension. "At the press conference to introduce the bill, Lofgren specifically acknowledged the support of the library community."

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