LCA Submits Statement to WIPO Regarding Treaty for Visually Impaired Persons

On July 25, 2012, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted comments to WIPO regarding copyright exceptions and limitations relating to libraries and archives, specifically their opposition to the proposed text for Article D of SCCR/23/7 regarding the provision of aggregated data to rights holders. LCA argues, in part, that the proposed text would “invite publishers to second-guess the procedures of libraries as authorized entities, to challenge the quality and quantity of the records kept or the appropriateness of transactions, and to threaten litigation when they see an increase.”

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