The Section 115 Reform Act ("S1RA") is back, and its provisions smashing Internet fair use are as bad as ever. Among many subtle, dangerous changes to copyright law, the bill implies that licenses from copyright holders are needed for every digital copy made in the transmission of digital media -- including cached copies on servers or on your hard drive, and even temporary copies in RAM. The bill is coming up for a key vote in the next two weeks.Link
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