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LCA Submits Statement to House Committee Regarding Unlocking Consumer Choice Wireless Competition Act

On June 6, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted a statement to the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet in regard to the hearing on H.R. 1123: The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.

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LCA Applauds Introduction of Unlocking Technology Act

On May 13, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) issued a statement applauding the introduction in the US House of Representatives of H.R. 1892, the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013. The bill guarantees that legitimate uses of digital works and technologies will not run afoul of copyright law, even if they require breaking digital locks. Prompted by the recent uproar...

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Berkeley Clinic Prepares Fair Use White Paper for LCA

On February 15, 2013, the Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley, published a white paper on behalf of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA). The paper, “How Flexibility Supports the Goals of Copyright Law: Fair Use and the US Library Experience,” was created for discussion at the 2nd Global Congress on Intellectual Property and...

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LCA and COSLA Comment on Nov. 23, ’12 Draft Text of Print Disabilities Treaty/Instrument

On January 28, 2013, members of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), along with the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA), commented on the November 23, 2012, draft text of an international instrument/treaty on limitations and exceptions for visually impaired person or persons with print disabilities. WIPO’s Extraordinary General Assembly, at its meeting in December 2012, authorized an international diplomatic...

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