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LCA Sends Letter Urging Signing of the South African Copyright Amendment Bill

On November 6, 2019, members of the Library Copyright Alliance wrote a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa responding to complaints made by the International Intellectual Property Alliance concerning the Copyright Amendment Bill. LCA urges President Ramaphosa to sign the Copyright Amendment Bill.

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LCA Joins Amicus Brief: State of Georgia, et al. v. Public.Resource.org, Inc.

On October 16, 2019, members of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) filed an amicus brief in support of Public Resource. LCA members argued for preservation of the comprehensive government edicts doctrine, which provides an essential safe harbor from potential copyright liability for libraries as they fulfill their role of preserving and providing access to the cultural record. View Document

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LCA Joins Amicus Brief: Frederick L. Allen, et al., v. Roy A. Cooper, III

On September 27, 2019, members of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) filed an amicus brief in support of Roy A. Cooper, III, Governor of North Carolina, in Allen v. Cooper. LCA members argued that abrogation of state sovereign immunity would have a negative impact on the digital preservation initiatives of state-run libraries and archives. View document

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Testimony, Supplemental Statement on Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, and ALA Report on Copyright Office

On September 24, 2018, Jonathan Band submitted written testimony, a supplemental statement, and a report prepared by the American Library Association (ALA) as an attachment to his testimony to the United State Senate Committee on Rules and Administration regarding the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017. Testimony Supplemental Statement Lessons From History

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