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The actual creators of intellectual property are not happy with copyright and digital rights management. Your committee needs to be aware of this and work toward legislation that actually listens to the creators of value and not the big corporations who buy up "rights" and then milk them for their income stream.
If you watch this video:
from minutes 20:50 thru 30:00 you will discover why he is quite happy to release his books under a "creative commons" copyright. He isn't a fool. He sees a better income by allowing access to his creation to those who are real fans and who will help promote his creative products.
If you go to 30:00 thru 31:30 of this video, you will see Cory Doctorow explain why he hates DRM. He will explain how he discovered he didn't "own" what he had bought and the three weeks of hell he went through to regain access to what he had bought. Also, you will see that big corporations like Amazon refuse to carry his product because he refuses to accede to their demands for DRM.
These are issues that this committee needs to deal with. Real copyright laws need to encourage creativity and grow the economy. They are not meant to give a corporate "owner of copyright" the ability to throttle the marketplace in order to maximize profits.