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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

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Posted in Cybersecurity, Government Information, Intellectual Freedom

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

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Posted in Copyright, Library Advocacy

Today’s Installment of Copyright Review

It’s a new year, Congress is back, and the copyright review process continues in the House of Representatives. Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet held a hearing on The Scope of Copyright Protection. You

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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

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Google Book Search Case Dismissed

Today marks yet another big victory for libraries in the courts. U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin has issued a judgment in Authors Guild v. Google, ruling in favor of Google and thereby dismissing the case. At issue is whether

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