U.S. Copyright Office Creates New Registration Process for Online Authors

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U.S. Copyright Office Creates New Registration Process for Online Authors

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Something new from the US Copyright Office for online writers:
On June 22, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that it is creating a brand new registration process, this one aimed to help writers online that regular shorter-form content, such as blog posts, news articles and other short literary content.

This is a solution to a problem that was actually created by the U.S. Copyright Office itself. A combination of rule changes and decisions by the office made it so that blog posts published on different days can not be registered at once. This requires a separate registration for each work, drastically raising both costs and time.

This new system aims to address that by creating a new registration process, known as form GRTX, that will allow authors to bundle groups of short literary works and register them in one go. The system will launch on August 17, 2020...
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Re: U.S. Copyright Office Creates New Registration Process for Online Authors

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It isn't really for online writers. It is yet another tool to allow big business to squeeze out the little guy. With a cost of over 200K the little guy does not stand a chance.


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