Library of congress

05.13.11
Sony and Library of Congress launch streaming National Jukebox, ready to DJ at your local speakeasy
05.13.11

Sony and Library of Congress launch streaming National Jukebox, ready to DJ at your local speakeasy

Who's better, Sammy Hagar or The Great Caruso? We know you have every track the Red Rocker ever...

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03.24.11
Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook reveals ridiculously wonderful imaginings
03.24.11

Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook reveals ridiculously wonderful imaginings

The image above is a page from Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook, a self-portrait from the 1870's,...

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01.10.11
Library of Congress receives 200,000 vintage master recordings from Universal, will stream them online
01.10.11

Library of Congress receives 200,000 vintage master recordings from Universal, will stream them online

The US Library of Congress hasn't been shy about embracing the modern age of digital media, though...

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01.01.11
Library of Congress eyes National Film Registry streaming scheme
01.01.11

Library of Congress eyes National Film Registry streaming scheme

In the digital age, libraries all over the country have been looking for ways to remain relevant an...

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10.07.10
Report warns that Copyright Act threatens recorded sound preservation
10.07.10

Report warns that Copyright Act threatens recorded sound preservation

A new report issued by the Library of Congress entitled The State of Recorded Sound Preservation in...

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07.26.10
Library of Congress rules in favor of jailbreaking
07.26.10

Library of Congress rules in favor of jailbreaking

Today, the Library of Congress has ruled in favor of both jailbreaking and unlocking phones accordin...

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07.26.10
Library of Congress adds DMCA exception for jailbreaking or rooting your phone
07.26.10

Library of Congress adds DMCA exception for jailbreaking or rooting your phone

This is a wild one, and we're still parsing through the announcement, but on the surface it looks...

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07.03.10
Hyperspectral imaging reveals Declaration of Independence rough draft dubbed citizens 'subjects'
07.03.10

Hyperspectral imaging reveals Declaration of Independence rough draft dubbed citizens 'subjects'

Imagine, if you will, Thomas Jefferson sitting down to pen (or quill) a rough draft of the Declarat...

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05.07.09
MPAA suggests teachers videotape TVs instead of ripping DVDs. Seriously.
05.07.09

MPAA suggests teachers videotape TVs instead of ripping DVDs. Seriously.

So the Copyright Office is currently in the middle reviewing proposed exceptions to the DMCA, and o...

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