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Author: NATE HERTWECK

Date: February 12, 2020

Original Source: Advocacy

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act Revisited: Keeping Music Policy Modern

In 1998, Chumbawamba topped the charts, MySpace was created, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was enacted to, “manage piracy risks and encourage the creative industries to “experiment, innovate, and benefit from the digital revolution,” according to one of its writers, former Congressman, and a past Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Lamar Smith (R-Texas). Twenty-two years later, this core intention of the DMCA remains, even as the music industry and technology it governs have changed.

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