May 16, 2022

Statement: “Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) Strongly Opposes Enactment of the SMART CopyrightAct of 2022”

From the Library Copyright Alliance:

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) strongly opposes enactment of the SMART Copyright
Act of 2022, S. 3880, introduced by Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Tillis. Before
addressing the specific problems with the legislation, including the burdens it would place on
libraries and free expression, LCA explains that S. 3880 is both unnecessary and premature

Read the Complete Statement
7 pages; PDF.

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