Release for the Senate Judiciary Committe Hearings
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
###PRESS CONFERENCE ALERT###
Imminent Congressional Action on Flawed Copyright Package Threatens Future of Consumer Electronics, Education and the Internet
Please Join Representatives of Many High-Tech Industries, Consumers, Retailers, Teachers, and Librarians for the Briefing on the "NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995"
Press Club, Main Lounge
The House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property will meet in the next few days to cast the first critical Congressional vote on the Administration's ANII Copyright Protection Act of 1995" (H.R. 2441).
Members of the Digital Future Coalition (a group of 27 national high-technology companies, education, library, consumer, and privacy organizations) with a seven-point plan to rebalance this heavily copyright owner-weighted legislation will be available Tuesday, June 11 at 9:30 to detail the dramatic negative consequences of premature action on H.R. 2441 and to discuss its equally dangerous international implications.
At this writing, presenters will include representatives of:
Federation of America
Join us to discuss this seriously flawed legislation! If passed in its current form, H.R. 2441 would: