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February 24, 2016 | News Articles

RIAA Reacts To White House Nomination of New Librarian of Congress

WASHINGTON-President Obama today announced that he was nominating Dr. Carla Hayden to be the new Librarian of Congress. Below is a comment from Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President, RIAA, on the nomination:

“We are gratified that President Obama has chosen a qualified and capable nominee to be the next Librarian of Congress.  We look forward to working with Dr. Hayden.

“It is worth noting that the Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office have been mutually respectful of each other’s areas of expertise.  We would hope that the new Librarian would continue to demonstrate that respect for the Copyright Office’s expertise in copyright policy and recommendations to Congress.”