LCA Members Join Associations in IFLA Letter Regarding TPPA

July 4, 2012 – Members of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) joined other library associations in a statement to the International Federations of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) regarding Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations. Associations are concerned that negotiating texts for the TPPA and countries’ positions have been withheld from the public, and that agreements like ACTA and the TPPA erode the fundamental balance in copyright law and do not seriously consider and protect the interest of the broader community in having equitable access to knowledge and cultural expression.

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