From Consumer Electronics Daily:

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement doesn’t include a fair use standard, and IPEC should encourage U.S. trade negotiators to push for one, R Street Institute said, urging roundtable discussions on such issues as how the U.S. can encourage other nations to adopt fair use models. Public Knowledge said IPEC needs to be mindful of how enforcement schemes might affect non-infringing users. PK said enforcement should focus “on targeted bad actors.” The Internet Association said the U.S. needs to defend copyright law flexibility that includes fair use and Digital Millennium Copyright Act safe harbors both domestically and internationally. Push back against curtailing intermediary liability protections, IA asked. Tech groups told the U.S. Trade Representative that bolstering IP rights should be a high priority in negotiating a new trade agreement with Japan (see 1811260011).

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