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Google Fires Head of U.S. Copyright Office — Artist Rights Watch

October 21, 2016

In a typically backstabbing lame duck kabuki dance, Google has fired Maria Pallante, the head of the U.S. Copyright Office. This is a real tragedy because Register Pallante was even handed and concerned about treating everyone involved with copyright fairly–consumers as well as creators, not to mention cooperating with Google and Amazon in permitting the […]

via Google Fires Head of U.S. Copyright Office — Artist Rights Watch

  1. Rob Tiessen
    October 21, 2016 at 22:58

    Pallante even handed? You mean like the time she was trying to revise S. 108 of the Copyright Act ( a section very important to Librarians & Archivists), but she somehow only managed to consult with publishing industry. The major stakeholders for that section were ignored.

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