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Re:Create Recap – October 19, 2017

Advocates Urge Congress To Reject CASE Act. This week a variety of library, technology, and public interest groups sent a letter to Representatives Hakeem Jeffries and Tom Marino, expressing concerns over proposed legislation to establish a small-claims system within the Copyright Office. Titled the “CASE Act,” the bill would create a Copyright Claims Board. However, groups like the American Library…

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ReCreate Coalition Members Send Letter Urging Congress To Reject CASE Act

ReCreate Coalition Members Send Letter Urging Congress To Reject CASE Act The undersigned organizations and associations appreciate the challenges low-value infringement cases pose to individual artists. Unfortunately, the small claims system established by the CASE Act would not successfully address the problem. Defendants rarely would consent to the jurisdiction of the small-claims tribunal because it would not be in their…

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Re:Create Recap – October 12, 2017

Re:Create Coalition Calls For Fair Use & Safe Harbors In NAFTA. Following the Re:Create Coalition’s recent letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Broadcasting & Cable’s John Eggerton wroteabout the technology industry’s call for the inclusion of fair and balanced copyright provisions in NAFTA. Eggerton wrote “that without such harbors, Reddit would never have gotten off the ground, for example, and…

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Re:Create Recap – October 5, 2017

Executive Director Josh Lamel On Keeping Fair And Balanced Copyright Provisions In NAFTA.Executive Director Josh Lamel sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on October 5 urging the USTR to “include critical rights and protections under U.S. law, including both limitations and exceptions to copyright such as fair use and clear safe harbors for internet platforms.” Lamel also…

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Recreate Coalition to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer: Copyright provisions in NAFTA must include fair use and safe harbor protections

Recreate Coalition to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer: Copyright provisions in NAFTA must include fair use and safe harbor protections As you undertake the task of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), we write to express our serious concerns about positions the Administration is reportedly considering that will have profound negative impacts on our economy, employment and free…

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Op-Ed: Entertainment trade associations looking for opportunity to push a false narrative

  Entertainment trade associations looking for opportunity to push a false narrative By Joshua Lamel The Hill October 4, 2017 As the U.S. continues its re-negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), entertainment trade associations are seizing yet another opportunity to push a false narrative around copyright in the U.S. and in foreign countries. They want to roll back…

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Re:Create Recap – September 28, 2017

Meet Jake Roper: Host Of Vsauce3 And Online Video Star. From an early age, Jake Roper knew he wanted to express himself, but he wanted more than the traditional creative mediums to convey his personality. In the latest profile for the Re:Create Coalition’s New Creator series, Roper explains why he launched Vsauce3 in 2011. What first started as a comedy…

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Re:Create Recap – September 21, 2017

R Street & FreedomWorks Urge U.S. To Protect Creators And Promote Innovation In NAFTA Negotiations. In a September 14 joint letter issued to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and members of the House Ways & Means Committee regarding NAFTA negotiations, the R Street Institute and FreedomWorks urged the formation of policies that “foster the continued evolution of the digital commerce…

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Re:Create Recap – September 14, 2017

New: Copy This Podcast With Professor Jack Lerner On Media, Parody And Fair Use. Tune in to our latest episode of our Copy This podcast featuring Jack Lerner, Clinical Professor of Law at the University of California-Irvine. In the conversation with host Kirby Ferguson, the two explore the pervasive influence of media in today’s digital age and the two most common…

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Re:Create Recap – September 7, 2017

Cory Doctorow: When Devices Cheat Us. In a piece for Locus Magazine, Cory Doctorow wrote about how Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) criminalizes the modification of copyright software but holds consumers hostage when it comes to “cheating” devices. For instance, Hewlett-Packard printer cartridges used to falsely notify users that they were out of ink and force…

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