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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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LCA and Other Groups Join Electronic Frontier Foundation to File Amicus Brief in UMG v. Veoh

On July 26, 2010, the Library Copyright Alliance joined a coalition of public interest and consumer groups in an amicus brief written by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asking the Ninth Circuit to reject the arguments made by Universal Music Group (UMG) and affirm the lower court’s decision in UMG v. Veoh.

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LCA Submits Comments to WIPO Committee on Protecting Traditional Cultural Expressions

On July 22, 2010, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted comments to WIPO in regard to establishing a WIPO tready to protect traditional cultural expressions (TCEs). Members of LCA believe such a treaty would have a negative impact on the public domain, intellectual freedom, access to information held in library collections, and our ability to meet the educational and research...

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LCA Joins Other Organizations in Letter Urging U.S. to Take Article 2.2.2 Off the ACTA Table

On April 19, 2010, the Library Copyright Alliance joined other organizations in voicing concerns over Article 2.2.2 of the proposed ACTA draft, which includes language mandating that ACTA parties allow for the award of statutory damages for copyright infringement as an alternative to actual damages.

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