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Author: TWegner

Ted Wegner is a former member of the Washington Office government relations team.

Is Snowden a Whistleblower?

Here’s a selected cross-section of op-eds and editorials: YES Edward Snowden Is A Whistleblower The American Civil Liberties Union Opinion – August 1, 2013 Edward Snowden, Whistle-Blower The New York Times Editorial – January 1, 2014 Why Edward Snowden Should Get Clemency USA Today Opinion -January 2, 2014 Clemency For…

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Librarians Care About the Public Domain: Free State Government Information

To celebrate Copyright Week, the American Library Association will join a number of organizations around the world in exchanging ideas, information and actions about ways to reform copyright law. From Monday, January 13th until Saturday, January 18th, copyright experts will explore different aspects of copyright law on the District Dispatch.…

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Copyright review continues in House of Representatives

The House Judiciary copyright review effort continued yesterday as the subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet held another hearing. Yesterday’s offering was titled, “The Rise of Innovative Business Models: Content Delivery Methods in the Digital Age.” You can view the full witness list on the subcommittee website. The…

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Free webinar: The Fiscal Situation in Washington and How it Gives Librarians a Huge Advantage

According to a recent poll, Congress is less popular than cockroaches these days, which has many on the Federal advocacy front lines discouraged. But don’t despair! As the debate moves to the state and local level, the library community has a huge advantage. This webinar will show you how to use that…

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