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ALA Washington Office to host CopyNight Monday, July 27th

fair use buttonThe ALA Washington Office will host Washington, D.C. CopyNight on Monday, July 27th starting at 6:30pm. Topics for this month’s meetup will include perspectives on international copyright activities and the public interest, with likely segues into recent Kindle kerfuffle and the controversy surrounding the unofficial sequel to Catcher in the Rye. The featured speakers are Carrie Russell of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy and Sherwin Siy of Public Knowledge.

RSVP’ing through EventBrite is encouraged. It’ll help figure out how much food to order. Please RSVP by Thursday, July 23rd. The ALA Washington Office is located at 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW, 2 blocks from Dupont Circle. Hope to see you there!

CopyNight is a monthly social gathering of people interested in restoring balance in copyright law. We meet over drinks once a month in many cities to discuss new developments and build social ties between artists, engineers, filmmakers, academics, lawyers, and many others.

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Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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