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Looking Forward: The U.S. Copyright Office’s AI Initiative in 2024

Posted by: Nora Scheland

This blog post previews the next steps of the U.S. Copyright Office’s comprehensive initiative to examine the copyright implications of the current forms of generative AI and shares highlights from a recent copyright and AI initiative update letter to Congress from Register of Copyrights Shira Perlmutter.

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New Learning Engine Video Highlights the History of Copyright

Posted by: Nora Scheland

This blog post introduces the U.S. Copyright Office’s newest Learning Engine video, “History of Copyright,” which chronicles the history of copyright and the Copyright Office. The Office has released the video, and this blog post, timed with the 234th anniversary of the Congressional bill that eventually became the first federal copyright law.