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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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Re:Create Recap September 26, 2019

CASE Act Fact Sheet: Good Intention, Bad Result. The Re:Create Coalition released a fact sheet on the CASE Act to serve as a helpful resource for anyone working to understand the bill and the flaws that must be addressed before it is passed into law. The document breaks down the bill’s lack of legal clarity, constitutional challenges and provisions that…

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The CASE Act: Good Intention, Bad Result

The Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (CASE Act) is intended to create a small claims court for copyright proceedings at the Copyright Office in the Library of Congress where those who think their copyright is being infringed can bring actions against infringers. However, the CASE Act will actually create a likely unconstitutional process leading to litigation abuse…

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