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LCA Writes to Ambassador Kirk Regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

August 14, 2012 – The American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, American Association of Law Libraries, and the Special Libraries Association wrote to Ambassador Kirk in support of paragraph 2 of the US proposal for copyright exceptions and limitations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) Agreement. The language would ensure that nothing in TTP would in any direct or indirect...

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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...

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LCA Releases Statement at WIPO Copyright Session

On July 19, 2012, Lori Driscoll, international copyright advocate and librarian, represented the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) at WIPO’s 24th Copyright and Related Rights Standing Committee session (SCCR) and gave a statement regarding copyright limitations and exceptions for educational institutions. Read ALA blog

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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...

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