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BREAKING: US Copyright Office finds current safe harbor system ‘unbalanced’ and ‘out of sync with Congress’ original intent’

Today, the US Copyright Office released its much-awaited Report on Section 512 of the US Copyright Act, which was enacted in 1998 as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and introduced the so called ‘safe harbor’ system into US law.

As readers following all things intermediaries will know, the safe harbor system of the E-Commerce Directive was the EU response to the 1998 US legislation.

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