Obama to ‘aggressively protect’ intellectual property

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As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama was young, a technology fan, and appeared to be an establishment outsider. For those reasons some techies hoped he might be sympathetic to copyright reform.

Those hopes are fading fast as President Obama appears to have lined up on the side of copyright owners. In a speech at the Export-Import Bank’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., President Obama told attendees Thursday that his administration is firmly behind producers of creative works.

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