Copyright Office Standard Technical Measures (STM) Discussions

Fri 18th Sep, 2020

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Copyright Office Standard Technical Measures (STM) discussions.
 


The meetings announce were first proposed in the Office’s Section 512 report, as the first step in creating a foundation for sustained engagement on STMs.  All of the meetings for the STM Discussion are virtual and open to the public. Attendees must register for each session they wish to attend. 
 
Standard Technical Measures: Legal Foundation 

When: Tuesday, September 22, 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time
Description: The first session in the series will identify the current legal scope and accompanying obligations of an STM and any statutory obstacles for identifying or adopting an STM.  Register here.
Speakers:
Jeff Walker, Sony Music (RIAA)
Mary Rasenberger, Authors Guild
Meredith Rose, Public Knowledge
Annmarie Bridy, Google
 
Current Technologies and Their STM Potential


When: Wednesday, September 23, 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time
Description: This session will seek to showcase current technologies in use, how they work, their benefits, their limitations, and their potential for designation as a standard technical measure. The session will also seek to identify technological and other hurdles to the adoption and implementation of potential STMs, as well as the likely impacts of STMs on online service provider business models and users’ interest.   Register here.
Speakers:
Jeff Sedlik, Plus Coalition
Noah Becker, AdRev (NMPA)
Rasty Turek, Pex
Kit Walsh, EFF
 
Standard Technical Measures: Looking Forward


When: Tuesday, September 29, 2:00–3:30 p.m. eastern time
Description: The final session for the event will review the conclusions from the previous two panels, as well as recommendations from Section 512 of Title 17. The session will look for agreement on the next steps in identifying and adopting STMs to improve the functioning of the section 512 framework.  Register here
Speakers:
Heather Johnson, Ninety9 Lives Records (A2IM)
Braxton Perkins, NBCU (MPA)
Jonathan Band, Library Copyright Alliance
Josh Lamel, ReCreate
 

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