February 9, 2017 |News Articles
RIAA Welcomes Bipartisan CODE Act
WASHINGTON – Representatives Tom Marino, Judy Chu, and Barbara Comstock recently re-introduced the bipartisan Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act (CODE Act) in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 115th Congress. Below is a comment from Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman on the bill.
“We are grateful for the bipartisan leadership of Reps. Tom Marino, Judy Chu, and Barbara Comstock to modernize the U.S. Copyright Office in a manner that both safeguards constitutional copyright protections and meets the demands of the digital age. It is a necessary and important task. We applaud the innovative spirit behind the CODE Act which recognizes that the Office is responsible for a giant sector of our economy and creates a structure that reflects the modern marketplace.”