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ALA proposes significant improvements to Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010

In anticipation of a June 24th Senate mark-up on the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 (S. 3480), the ALA sent a letter, in conjunction with the Surveillance Coalition, proposing significant improvements to the legislation. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT.), chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security…

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The Google Library Project Settlement: ALA and ARL Release Guide to Libraries

PRESS RELEASE For more Information Contact: Corey Williams American Library Association 202-628-8410 cwilliams@alawash.org Prue Adler Association of Research Libraries 202-296-2296 prue@arl.org Washington DC–The American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have released “A Guide for the Perplexed: Libraries and the Google Library Project Settlement,” by Jonathan…

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How Fair Use Prevailed in the Harry Potter Case

PRESS RELEASE Washington DC–The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the American Library Association (ALA) have released “How Fair Use Prevailed in the Harry Potter Case,” by Jonathan Band, JD. Band contends that, despite US District Court Judge Robert Patterson’s September 8 ruling that the print version of Steven Vander…

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