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Joint Letter in Support of LC FY2002 Budget Request (Jun. 11, 2001)

Library association letter in support of the FY2002 budget request of the Library of Congress.

pdf lt-loc-house-02budget.pdf


Law Professors' Letter on Section 104 Report

In August 2001, the United States Copyright Office missed an opportunity. Under the broad mandate of Section 104 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, it had been open to the Office to inquire widely and reflect deeply on the effects of that legislation and "the development of electronic commerce and associated technology" on some of the basic structural features of the Copyright Act.

pdf ltr-coble-dcma-section-104.pdf


Letter to Congress re: Terrorism legislation (Oct. 2, 2001)

Letter from library associations calling on Congress to move cautiously in proposing new laws and regulations aimed at terrorism.

pdf ltr-library-anti-terror-100201.pdf


Letter to Joe Skeen re: FY2000 appropriations for the National Agricultural Library (Apr. 5, 1999)

Letter from ARL requesting support of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for FY2000 appropriations for the National Agricultural Library.

pdf nal-lt-05apr99.pdf


Library OSP Letter to the House and the Senate re: On-line service providers' liability for copyright infringement (Mar. 30, 1998)

Letter from library and higher education organizations thanking Congressional representatives for their attention to assuring that any statute designed to clarify the limit of an on-line service provider's liability for copyright infringement appropriately accommodates the unique nature of libraries.

pdf hatch-osp-letter-30mar98.pdf

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