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Posted Oct 17, 2003

House Panel Approves Database Protection Bill

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From dc.internet.com]

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and Intellectual Property voted 10-4 Thursday afternoon to approve legislation to prohibit the misappropriation of commercial databases. The measure now goes to the full committee.

No comparable legislation has been introduced in the Senate.

The Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act of 2003 (H.R. 3261), sponsored by Howard Coble (R.-N.C.), allows database owners to sue in civil court for damages arising from the theft of the information and represents, according to Coble, a compromise effort to create a balance where the interests of users and producers of databases.

The article continues at http://dc.internet.com/news/article.php/3093591



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