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Author: U.S. Copyright Office

Date: May 2020

Original Source: U.S. Copyright Office

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United States Copyright Office Report: An Analysis of DMCA Section 512

Since its establishment in 1998, as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), section 512 of title 17 has both provided critical guideposts for the expansion of the internet and produced widespread disagreement over its operation. This Report is the first full analysis of whether section 512 is working effectively in achieving its aim of balancingthe needs of online service providers (“OSPs”)1with those of creators.

 

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