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Jury Awards in File-Sharing Cases Add Fuel to Debate on Copyright Act Reform

The cases Capitol Records, Inc. v. Thomas-Rasset The plaintiffs, Capitol Records, Inc., Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Arista Records LLC, Interscope Records, UMG Recordings, Inc., and Warner Bros. Records, filed suit against Jammie Thomas-Rasset under the Copyright Act seeking statutory damages … Continue reading

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Copyright Principles Project/Center for Democracy and Technology Copyright Reform

Current copyright law has proven inadequate to address the uses of creative works in this technological and Internet age. Today‚Äôs global environment is one of almost costless reproducibility and dissemination, low-cost production of not only written works but also musical, … Continue reading

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