Last week there was a post over on Petapixel.com on the new House Bill introduced to deal with the small claims copyright problem we are all aware of.
Michael Zhang says:
Photographers in the United States are now one step closer toward seeing a copyright small claims system for pursuing infringements on a smaller scale. A new bipartisan House Bill has introduced the CASE Act, which stands for the “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017.”
Photographer associations have long pushed for the creation of a copyright small claims system in the US. The argument is that the current system is more geared toward low-volume, high-value content creators (e.g. filmmakers, music artists, authors) rather than high-volume, lower-value creators (e.g. photographers).
You can read the whole bill here.