Statement | JANUARY 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The below statement was released today by the members of the Center for Copyright Information on its program, the Copyright Alert System: “After four years of extensive consumer education and engagement, the Copyright Alert System will conclude its work. The program demonstrated that real progress is possible when content creators, Internet innovators and […]

The Gift of Creative Content

Blog Post | Jim Kohlenberger

As we head into the holidays, and the last minute holiday gift buying rush, we are fortunate to be living at a time when there are an ever expanding number of easy ways to enjoy music, and movie options that make awesome gifts for loved ones. With a multitude of new services entering the market […]

The FOSI Annual Conference – Peer-to-Peer Value Sharing

Blog Post | by Jim Kohlenberger

We’ve all seen how transformative the Internet can be. Today, students can reach a hand across a keyboard and have access to a whole new universe of knowledge. The Internet can empower kids to communicate, create and consume creative content in ways never before possible, and help better prepare them for the jobs and industries […]

Advancing CCI’s Mission in New and Pragmatic Ways

Blog Post | by Jim Kohlenberger

Since joining the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) as its Executive Director, I’ve been fortunate to see firsthand how content creators, Internet leaders and consumer advocates have come together to advance CCI’s novel voluntary, educational and consumer-focused efforts. For those of us who care passionately about ensuring a vibrant, safe and secure Internet, it’s great […]

Center for Copyright Information announces new Executive Director

Press Release |

Washington, DC (May 13, 2015) – In response to the dynamically changing ways consumers are accessing digital entertainment, today the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) announced new steps to help advance its mission: Jim Kohlenberger, a former White House policy advisor, was named as its new Executive Director to help CCI move ahead with its […]

Where to Watch

Blog Post |

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

Press Release |

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, […]