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Re:Create Recap November 14, 2019

CASE Act A Prime Target For Abuse. Radio and Television Business Report (RBR+TVBR) elevated concerns with the CASE Act and how it could open opportunities for copyright trolls looking to abuse the new system. While Dorsey & Whitney partner Fara Sunderji acknowledged that the bill was crafted to make it easier for copyright owners to assert their rights, he also…

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Re:Create Recap October 31, 2019

Re:Create Urges Senate To Fix CASE Act: Following approval of the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2019 by the House of Representatives, the Re:Create Coalition issued a statement urging the Senate to fix the “disastrous” bill. “The CASE Act will expose ordinary Americans to tens of thousands of dollars in damages for things most of us do…

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What Creators, Users, Startups, Tech Industry, Digital Rights Advocates Are Saying About The CASE Act

The CASE Act won’t actually help artists and small creators Kerry Maeve Sheehan, Authors Alliance: “While this opt-out procedure is supposed to provide some protection for the accused, there’s a strong likelihood that authors, educators, and small creators without sophisticated legal knowledge or representation may not fully understand the implications and may ignore the notice – ending up on the…

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The Case Against the CASE Act: What You Need To Know

The Case Against the CASE Act: What You Need To Know The Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (HR 2426) would establish a small claims court for copyright claims. Unfortunately, this legislation is both unconstitutional and would place a huge financial strain on individuals, small businesses and nonprofits across the United States. Congress must reject the CASE Act…

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Re:Create Recap October 10, 2019

ACLU Says CASE Act Threatens Free Speech. In a new op-ed, ACLU Senior Legislative Counsel Kate Ruane joined the growing chorus of voices urging Congress to fix the bill to “ensure there are proper safeguards to protect the freedom of speech and due process.” Ruane warned of problems with the bill’s creation of a new Copyright Claims Board: “The last…

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