CSUSA Media Library: Session Details

Session Name: The Safe Harbor’s Choppy Waters: Developments in Section 512 Practice
MeetingType: Mid-Winter Meeting
Date: 02/10/17
Description: Several recent cases have explored the nature and scope of the safe harbor provisions of Section 512. Meanwhile, the Copyright Office has undertaken an extensive study of the current notice-and-takedown scheme with an eye toward proposing improvements or alternatives. This panel will explore the current state of the DMCA’s safe harbor in light of recent litigation, examine how the notice-and-takedown system works in practice, and discuss ways the system may be improved, legislatively or otherwise.