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The Alliance advocates for its members’ constitutional right to protect their content through copyright laws and licensing enforcement. Content creators must reap the benefits of their massive investments in the development process.

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News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators
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News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators

The News Media Alliance submitted comments to the Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Shira Perlmutter, in response to the U.S. Copyright Office’s notice and request for public input to assist it in the preparation of the “Publishers’ Protection Study,” requested by Congress in order to ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Commends U.S. Copyright Office for DMCA Section 512 Report
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Statement: Alliance Commends U.S. Copyright Office for DMCA Section 512 Report

The News Media Alliance commends the U.S. Copyright Office for its comprehensive report on Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We are pleased to notice that the report acknowledges that the intended balance of the safe harbor system created by Section 512 is currently "askew" and that the ... Read More
Copyright Office Signs Final Rule, Modernizes Newspaper Registration
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Copyright Office Signs Final Rule, Modernizes Newspaper Registration

The News Media Alliance applauds the Copyright Office for signing the final rule allowing group newspaper registration via PDF ... Read More
House Passes Register of Copyrights Selection & Accountability Act
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House Passes Register of Copyrights Selection & Accountability Act

We applaud today’s overwhelming House passage of H.R. 1695, the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act which would, within the Copyright Office, establish a Copyright Register who is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate ... Read More
Statement: NAA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Carla Hayden
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Statement: NAA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Carla Hayden

The Newspaper Association of America (NAA) applauds today's Senate confirmation of Carla Hayden as the next Librarian of Congress. Dr. Hayden's experience leading the American Library Association and her work with the Chicago Public Library will be a valuable asset in heading our nation's Library. The Librarian of Congress is ... Read More
NAA Supports Introduction of CASE Act of 2016
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NAA Supports Introduction of CASE Act of 2016

NAA applauds the introduction of the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2016, introduced by Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), which would create a small claims court for copyright matters and aid individual creators and small businesses in the enforcement of their copyrighted works. This legislation will be particularly ... Read More
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