S.Con.Res.117 - A concurrent resolution relating to the promotion of technological innovation in computer software and the protection of computer software.98th Congress (1983-1984)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/07/1984)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||06/19/1984 Committee on Finance requested executive comment from OMB, International Trade Commission, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Treasury Department, State Department, Commerce Department. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.117 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/07/1984)
Expresses the sense of Congress that copyright protection is essential for computer software and lack of such protection or the use of other legal protections incorporating compulsory licensing would undermine the computer software industry here and abroad.
States that any nation's withdrawal of copyright protection or instigation of broad compulsory licensing of software should be opposed under the Universal Copyright Convention or through other avenues.