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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Golan v. Holder Amicus Brief

On June 21, 2011, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Internet Archive, the Wikimedia Foundation, and the University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor in an amicus brief, arguing that Amici share a concern that the effects of Section 514 of the Uruguay Round...

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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Additional Vernor v. Autodesk Amicus Brief

On June 20, 2011, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Public Knowledge (PK) the Consumer Federation of America, and the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) in an amicus brief, arguing that Vernor v. Autodesk presents a crucial opportunity to clarify...

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LCA Submits Statement to WIPO in Support of Non-Paper

On June 20, 2011, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted a statement to WIPO in support of the work of the Member States who have met in consultations to create a non-paper acknowledging the importance of an international legal instrument to increase access to information for persons with visual impairment or print disabilities.

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LCA Issues Statement on Copyright Reform

On May 16, 2011, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) released a statement describing the key features copyright reform proposals should include in order to constitute significant improvement over current law for libraries and their users. Interested parties are discussing with renewed vigor the issues of orphan works, mass digitization, and even modernization of Section 108 of the US Copyright Act...

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LCA Submits Comments to WIPO on Draft Articles Related to Protecting Traditional Cultural Expressions

On March 21, 2011, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted comments to WIPO in regard to the February 18, 2011, draft articles on protecting traditional cultural expressions (TCEs). Members of LCA believe that the current draft exhibits many of the same problems as earlier drafts, in particular the broad range of expression covered by the draft instrument.

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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Vernor v. Autodesk Amicus Brief

On October 12, 2010, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Public Knowledge in an amicus brief requesting an “en banc” review of the recent court decision concerning software licensing and the first sale doctrine.

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LCA Members Join Other Non-Profits in Bouchat v. Ravens Amicus Brief

On September 17, 2010, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), joined the International Documentary Association (IDA) and the WGBH Educational Foundation in an amicus brief prepared by Anthony Falzone at the Stanford Fair Use Project, asking for the full Fourth Circuit to rehear the case of Bouchat...

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