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Corey Williams (staff)'s picture

WH establishes IP Enforcement Advisory Committees

Link to Executive order: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/08/executive-order-es...

And a link to one of the first stories I've seen...in the National Journal http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2011/02/obama-creates-ip-enforc...

 

Diane Gurman's picture

Here's a link to a related article about proposed new IP laws http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20030956-281.html that includes the following comment:

"The 92-page report (PDF) reads a lot like a report that could have been prepared by lobbyists for the recording or movie industry: it boasts the combined number of FBI and Homeland Security infringement investigations jumped by a remarkable 40 percent from 2009 to 2010.  Nowhere does the right to make fair use of copyrighted material appear to be mentioned, although in an aside on one page Espinel mentions that the administration wants to protect 'legitimate uses of the Internet and... principles of free speech and fair process.'"