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News Bulletins from the U.S. Copyright Office
March 20, 2003   Issue 192
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In This Issue

Correction to Email Information

Press Releases

Read press releases issued by the U.S. Copyright Office.

Calendar

March 20

Due date for comments on the effectiveness of the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act and for notices of intent to participate in the public hearing on March 27 (read details)

March 27

Date of public hearing on effectiveness of the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

April 11, April 15, April 30, May 2

Dates of public hearings in Washington, D.C., on possible exemptions to the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works

April 14

Due date for reply comments on the effectiveness of the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act and for notices of intent to participate in the public hearing on March 27


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Correction to Email Information

Important Notice: NewsNet 191 linked to a page on the Copyright Office website that contained incorrect email information. The previous NewsNet announced public hearings for the rulemaking on the possible exemptions to the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.

The email address for submission of requests to testify that was posted on the Copyright Office website prior to 11:00 a.m., E.S.T. on March 19, 2003, was not functioning. The correct email address is 1201@loc.gov and NOT [email protected] Any requests that were sent to [email protected] were not received, and anyone who sent such a request must resubmit the request to the correct email address: 1201@loc.gov. The Copyright Office will send an email confirmation of receipt of all email requests to testify that are received by the Office.

Past Issues
Public Hearings on Anticircumvention Rulemaking 3/18/03

Reply Comments in Section 1201 Rulemaking Proceeding 3/3/03

Copyright Office and Patent and Trademark Office Announce Public Hearing and Request Comments 2/13/03

"The Copyright Office Comes to California" 2/10/03

Copyright Office Accepts Late-Filed Comment in 1201 Rulemaking 2/5/03

Copyright Office Requests Comment on Proposed Rates and Terms for the Use of Sound Recordings by Preexisting Subscription Services 1/30/03

Appointment of Associate Register for Policy and International Affairs 1/27/03


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