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U.S. COPYRIGHT CHIEF WANTS TO CHANGE LAW ON STREAMING

June 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As the new Register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante has urged a Congressional committee to raise the penalty for unauthorized Internet streaming from a misdemeanor to a felony. As the website arstechnica.com observed on Thursday streaming is not considered “reproduction” under the law but unauthorized “public performance” and is therefore held to a lesser legal standard. […]