Sen. Thom Tillis will release draft legislation to amend the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on Dec. 18, a Senate Republican aide said Monday.
The law was established to allow online platforms like social media sites to grow without assuming copyright liability for all of a user’s activity.
The aide didn’t provide details on the draft bill, which is unlikely to advance in the current Congress.
Throughout 2020 Tillis (R-N.C.) held hearings with stakeholders on how they would like to see the decades-old DMCA updated.
The DMCA created a safe harbor for platforms that made good-faith attempts at combating infringement, such...