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Joint Statement by Non-Governmental Civil Society and Technology Organizations to WIPO, November 2008

Joint Statement of Certain Non-Governmental Civil Society and Technology Organizations on Copyright Limitations and Exception at the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, Seventeenth Session (Geneva, November 3-7, 2008) supporting limitations and exceptions to copyright for the benefit of the world’s visually impaired community, for libraries and archives, for education of the world’s citizens, and for the development...

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Joint Statement to WIPO on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, November 2008

Joint Statement of the Library Copyright Alliance, the International Federation of Library Associations, and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL.net) Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries at the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, Seventeenth Session (Geneva, November 3-7, 2008), including recommendations on copyright exceptions for preservation, interlibrary loan, research and education, and provisions for people with disabilities.

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LCA Statement to WIPO Addressing Digital Preservation and Copyright, September 2008

Statement of Library Copyright Alliance to the Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO (Geneva, September 22-30, 2008) addressing the value of the recent preservation International Workshop on Digital Preservation and Copyright in July and studies commissioned by WIPO on expert studies on limitations and exceptions in the digital environment for the visually impaired, and for libraries and archives; and...

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LCA Submits Comments on ACTA

On September 18, 2008, the Library Copyright Alliance and other organizations submitted brief comments on the proposed ACTA anti-counterfeiting agreement, specifically focusing on ensuring that the “Internet provisions” not disrupt the delicate balance with respect to Section 512 struck in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, result in increased liability for intermediaries, or adopt solutions that directly or indirectly suggest changes...

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Joint Statement on Statement to WIPO on Outreach needs of Developing Countries, July 2008

Joint Statement of International Federation of Library Associations and Library Copyright Alliance to the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property, Second Session (Geneva, 7-11 July 2008) addressing the proposals on public awareness, education, training and outreach needs of developing countries and least developed countries.

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LCA Statement to WIPO on Technical Assistance and Capacity Building, July 2008

Statement of Library Copyright Alliance to WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property, Second Session (Geneva, 7-11 July 2008) encouraging Member States to involve the international library community in local efforts at technical assistance and capacity building, which will serve to promote the goals of information access and a balanced approach to intellectual property protection.

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