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[ NNSquad ] GOP publishes report proposing copyright reform, then, uh, says "never mind ..."

GOP publishes report proposing copyright reform, then, uh, says "never mind ..."

http://j.mp/We48rj  (Techdirt)

   "So, late Friday, we reported on how the Republican Study Committee
    (the conservative caucus of House Republicans) had put out a
    surprisingly awesome report about copyright reform. You can read
    that post to see the details. The report had been fully vetted and
    reviewed by the RSC before it was released. However, as soon as it
    was published, the MPAA and RIAA apparently went ballistic and hit
    the phones hard, demanding that the RSC take down the report. They
    succeeded. Even though the report had been fully vetted and
    approved by the RSC, executive director Paul S. Teller has now
    retracted it ..."

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