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Fundamental to CCI’s mission is educating consumers about the ecosystem for digital content and the growing number of choices that exist for accessing music, movies and TV shows online. We know from our own research that most Internet users want to consume content lawfully, but  need more guidance about how to engage online legally. Provided […]

CCI Provides First Copyright Alert System Progress Report Highlighting Initial Accomplishments

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The Program is Expected to Double in Size in the Second Year of Operation, with Increased Public Awareness Efforts to be Added WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, May 28, 2014) – The Center for Copyright Information (CCI) released a report today on the Copyright Alert System (CAS), which for the first time since the system’s launch included […]

Celebrating One-Year of the Copyright Alert System

Latest News | Jill Lesser

Today, I am happy to mark the one-year anniversary of the Copyright Alert System (CAS). I am glad that the Center for Copyright Information (CCI), its member companies and organizations, and its Consumer Advisory Board have come together and been able to reach this important milestone. In anticipation of today, I recently spoke with The […]

An Exciting Week for Digital Learning

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

The importance of digital learning is at the core of CCI’s mission to help educate consumers about their behavior online. And so we are excited that today is Digital Learning Day, in Washington, DC and across the country. The effort spans the nation and includes teachers, librarians, media specialists, principals, parents, community members and administrators […]

CCI Statement on Collaborative Copyright Curriculum

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“CCI was approached by the California School Library Association and iKeepSafe, a leader in digital literacy education, to work on a collaborative kindergarten through sixth grade copyright curriculum.  The goal of the curriculum is to introduce age-appropriate concepts to children about artistic creations, including that children can be creators and innovators just like their favorite musicians, […]

Guest Post: Why is iKeepSafe Collaborating to Teach Students About Creative Content Online?

Blog Post | Marsali Hancock

To view of the original post from iKeepSafe, click here. SHORT ANSWER: because students need it. Knowing how to create, collaborate, and share responsibly are twenty-first century skills. And, Teacher-Librarians are the best prepared to teach it. NOT-AS-SHORT ANSWER: iKeepSafe is a 501c3, non-profit focused on helping children thrive in the digital environment. Since 2005, we have […]

Jill Lesser Testifies on the ‘Role of Voluntary Agreements in the US Intellectual Property System’

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Today CCI Executive Director Jill Lesser testified at the request of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on the “Role of Voluntary Agreements in the US Intellectual Property System.” Other participants included Gabriel Levitt, President of PharmacyChecker.com, Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Cary Sherman, Chairman and […]

Department of Commerce’s Copyright Report Emphasizes the Importance of Creative Works

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Yesterday, the Department of Commerce and the Internet Policy Task Force (which includes experts from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Patent and Trademark Office, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the International Trade Administration) released a report on the importance of protecting creativity and innovative content through copyright policy. The report, […]

CCI Work Highlighted by White House Report

Blog Post | Jill Lesser

Yesterday, the White House rolled out its plan to effectively protect intellectual property rights for the future. The effort emphasizes a multifaceted approach that includes a combination of governmental and voluntary private sector initiatives. The report, which can be read in full here, importantly highlights voluntary initiatives as a key element of any successful effort […]

CCI Participates in the World Creators Summit Along with White House’s Espinel

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Last week, the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) participated in the World Creators Summit* here in Washington, DC as a panelist.  The Summit brought together international representatives of the creative world from authors to musicians to executives involved in the creation, production and dissemination of creative works around the world.  The gathering allowed CCI to […]