A Proposed Fix To The Pre-1972 Problem
July 18, 2017
The goal of the legislation is to bring songs made before 1972 into the federal copyright system. Audio recordings made before 1972, due to a loophole in the law, have been exempt from U.S. Copyright law. About his new legislation, Congressman Darrell Issa said this is an important and overdue fix to the law that will help settle years of litigation and restore some equity to this inexplicable gap in our copyright system.
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