Summary: H.R.2740 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/22/1989)

Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989 - Amends Federal copyright law to prohibit the person in possession of a computer software program from renting, leasing, or lending it for direct or indirect commercial advantage unless authorized to do so by the copyright owner (or licensee). Directs the Register of Copyrights to report to the Congress whether this Act has achieved its purpose of maintaining the integrity of the copyright system while providing nonprofit libraries the capability to fulfill their function. Grants remedies for copyright infringement in cases of violations of this Act.