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ALA applauds Internet blackout in opposition to PIPA, SOPA

The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the numerous websites that have taken to the Internet to protest two Congressional bills – PIPA and SOPA – in a very public way. By either going dark or brandishing their website with a

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Posted in Copyright, Intellectual Freedom, OGR, Telecommunications, Washington Office News

Trying to roll back the clock on Open Access: Research Works Act introduced

In a perplexing turn of events, Rep. Issa (R-CA) recently introduced the Research Works Act (H.R. 3699), on December 16, 2011. Co-sponsored by Rep. Maloney (D-NY), the bill would effectively turn back the clock on the National Institutes of Health

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