By Andrew Karpan (July 1, 2022, 4:02 p.m. EDT) — The US Copyright Office has opposed extending any new copyright protections to news organizations that complain that online aggregators steal their content, saying any changes “will likely be ineffective as long as publishers depend on news aggregators for discovery.”

In a nearly 60-page report released Thursday, the bureau defended the current copyright protection regime as more than adequate to protect the content of Internet news publishers and recommended lawmakers avoid types copyright law changes that have been making headlines in Europe.

“The office does not recommend adopting…

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