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ALA urges Senators to probe Sessions on privacy

Sen. Jeff Sessions at his confirmation hearing

ALA, together with a baker’s dozen of allied organizations, has written to the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the eve of its hearings on the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to serve as the nation’s next Attorney General. Detailing concerns about Sen. Sessions’ record on a host of issues – including expressly his opposition to the special ... Read More »

Archived copy of CopyTalk webinar now available

Cup of coffee with beans.

If you missed the October 1st webinar “Trans-Pacific Partnership” with Krista Cox, Director of Public Policy Initiatives at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) you can now access it in our CopyTalk archive. Krista discussed what we know about this trade agreement gleaned from leaked documents. Mark your calendars! OITP’s Copyright Education Subcommittee sponsors CopyTalk on the first Thursday of ... Read More »

CopyTalk on international trade treaty

Cup of coffee with beans.

***Note: url has been updated – 1:24 pm 10/1/15*** What does a trade agreement have to do with libraries and copyright? Expert Krista Cox who has traveled the world promoting better policies for the intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) will enlighten us at our next CopyTalk webinar. There is no need to pre-register for this free ... Read More »

CopyTalk webinar on copyright court rulings now available

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If you missed the September 3rd webinar “Copyright Court Cases,” with Corynne McSherry, legal director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) you can now access it in our CopyTalk archive. Mark your calendars! OITP’s Copyright Education Subcommittee sponsors CopyTalk on the first Thursday of every month at 2:00 pm (Eastern). Upcoming webinars include the College Art Association’s best practices for ... Read More »

Library groups keep up fight for net neutrality

"Internet Open" sign

Co-authored by Larra Clark and Kevin Maher Library groups are again stepping to the front lines in the battle to preserve an open internet. The American Library Association (ALA), Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Association for Research Libraries (ARL) and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) have requested the right to file an amici curiae brief ... Read More »