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Staying in Safe Harbor—digital copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998

Staying in Safe Harbor—digital copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998
Published on: 22 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Staying in Safe Harbor—digital copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998
  • What change has been implemented regarding safe harbor protection by the US Copyright Office?
  • What is the background to this development?
  • What are the timings relating to registering with the new online system and complying with the new regulations?
  • What should UK lawyers advise their clients who are owners of websites accessible in the US?
  • What are the risks for website owners that don't comply with the new DMCA requirements?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: New US digital laws promise to simplify the process by which online service providers are protected against copyright infringement. Ann Fort and James Johnson, of Eversheds-Sutherland in Atlanta, explain how organisations can avoid getting caught out by the new regulations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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