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Copyright Office Sets Forth $165 Million Technology Plan

March 4, 2016, 5:00 AM

It will take $165 million over five years, and $25 million annually thereafter, for the Copyright Office to create and maintain a technological infrastructure to meet the needs of copyright owners and users, according to an information technology modernization plan released Feb. 29 by the agency.

The release comes just ahead of a hearing scheduled for March 2 in which the head of the Copyright Office and her boss, the acting librarian of Congress, will justify their budget requests to the House Committee on Appropriations.

Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante has made improvements to the agency’s IT infrastructure a ...

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