October 21, 2021

Live Tomorrow: U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing on Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired

A hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet (U.S. House Judiciary Committee) is scheduled to begin at 3 pm EST tomorrow (November 19th).

The hearing will discuss fair use and other issues.

A live stream will be available via the U.S. House Judiciary Committee homepage.

Scheduled to Testify, Prepared Statements

Mr. Jack Bernard
Associate General Counsel
University of Michigan
Read Mr. Bernard’s Prepared Statement (PDF)

Mr. Allan Adler
General Counsel
Association of American Publishers
Read Mr. Adler’s Prepared Statement

UPDATE: AAP has posted news release about hearing.

Mr. Scott LaBarre
State President, Colorado
National Federation for the Blind
Read Mr. LaBarre’s Prepared Statement

Mr. Roy Kaufman
Managing Director, New Ventures
Copyright Clearance Center
Read Mr. Kaufman’s Prepared Statement

UPDATE: The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) has submitted a statement to the committee.
Direct to Full Text (23 pages; PDF).
LCA member organizations are ACRL, ALA, and ARL.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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