U.S. Copyright Czar Applauds Six-Strikes, Warns Over 3D Printing Piracy

Protecting the rights of the entertainment industries and other content producers is one of the key issues for the Obama administration. To oversee this challenge the President appointed Victoria Espinel as Copyright Czar and today she released the 2013 strategic plan on intellectual property enforcement. The report begins with a summary of all advances made since the first plan was issued three years ago. Among other things it mentions the Megaupload raid and the ‘Operation in Our Sites’ domain name seizures as recent accomplishments. However, the Copyright Czar also stresses that progress can be made without ongoing government intervention. The administration therefore actively encourages voluntary initiatives by the private sector, and the six-strikes anti-piracy scheme is held up as a prime example. The initiative is a collaboration between the MPAA, RIAA and five major Internet providers, who founded the Center for Copyright Information (CCI)…

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U.S. Copyright Czar Applauds Six-Strikes, Warns Over 3D Printing Piracy

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Thursday, June 20th, 2013 Net News

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