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A Baby Step Taken, Authors Guild and AAP Agree that the Print-Disabled Have a Right to Read

Last week, I attended a training workshop for representatives of developing nations on copyright and the reading impaired. The weeklong workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), included discussions related to the proposed WIPO treaty for a copyright exception for the reading impaired,…

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WIPO SCCR Update: LCA Offers Statement of Principles on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), made a statement on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives at the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights Eighteenth Session, Geneva, May 27th, 2009. Mr. Chairman, the Library Copyright Alliance offers congratulations on your re-election and appreciates the opportunity to speak before…

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Joint Statement from LCA, eIFL and IFLA at the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property

Janice Pilch and Teresa Hacket made a joint statement on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL), the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) at the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property in Geneva 27 April – 1 May 2009. In…

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