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Author: Randolph May and Seth Cooper

Date: March 10, 2020

Original Source: The Washington Times

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Copyright-infringing works should find no safe haven on the Internet

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Google, Facebook and other popular Internet platforms generate multibillions of dollars in revenues from ads they run with user-uploaded media content. Yet those lucrative Internet platforms can avoid legal responsibility by looking the other way when users post movies, music and other content that infringe copyrights on their websites.

It’s time for Congress to modernize the so-called notice and takedown system for removing copyright-infringing works by making online websites more responsible for the infringement that occurs on their sites.

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