eSchool News Analysis: Digital copyright bill could be 9-11 casualty

November 30, 2001

A bill to bring copyright law into the Digital Age appears in jeopardy. In spite of bipartisan support, the measure appears likely to fall victim to the same terrorist attacks that brought down the World Trade Center. Delayed in the rush of more-pressing congressional business, the legislation–set to extend educators’ fair-use rights beyond the traditional classroom–now probably will be put off until next year at the earliest.