May 22, 2022

U.S. Copyright Office Releases Provisional Information Technology Modernization Plan

Note: Below is a pre-pub version of an item that will be formally published in the Federal Register tomorrow (March 1, 2016).

Title: Information Technology Upgrades for a Twenty-First Century Copyright Office
10 pages; PDF.

The U.S. Copyright Office has prepared a Provisional Information Technology Modernization Plan (“IT Plan”) at the direction of Congress that details necessary IT upgrades to transform the Office to better meet the needs of the current and future copyright system. As further directed by Congress, the Register is seeking public comments to help inform the Office on the funding strategy and implementation timeline for the IT Plan.

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U.S. Copyright Office Info Tech Modernization Plan

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