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The document emphasizes the U.S Copyright Office’s longstanding position that section 108 needs to be updated so that libraries, archives, and museums have a robust, comprehensible, and balanced safe harbor to fulfill their missions.
In order to explain the concept of copyright literacy, its importance within the broader work of libraries and to make recommendations to key stakeholders, IFLA has published this statement on copyright education and copyright literacy.
This discussion paper identifies the major library policies, systems and staff activities that will be affected by changes to the copyright duration provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), due to come into effect on 1 January 2019.
Corporations are using U.S. copyright law to harass and silence individuals and obstruct freedom of the press, reports Murray Hunter.
From 1 January 2019, new standard terms of copyright protection will apply to original published and unpublished works, sound recordings and cinematograph films.
This consultation paper sets out some specific matters in relation to which stakeholder views are sought. However submissions are welcomed on any aspect of the Exposure Draft, and more generally, on whether the Exposure Draft is fit for purpose.
The Copyright Amendment Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 11 December 2006. The following schedules are in now in force: Schedule 6 (private copying, special case exception, fair dealing, parody and satire, libraries); Schedule 7 (maker of communication); Schedule 8 (responses to Digital agenda Review:...
In this submission, IFLA underlines the need for flexible exceptions and thus welcomed the introduction of a fair use exception, and alternatively an extended fair dealing exception that among its purposes recognised “library and archive use”, “certain educational uses” and “text and data mining”, among...
Once every three years this Code comes under review, providing the general public with the opportunity to contribute to the operation of the Code. This is the report of the most recent review, held in February 2008
This article, first published in European Intellectual Property Review outlines the way in which the rise of digital technologies and online social networks has challenged the rationale and efficacy of copyright law. In examining how the law might respond to these challenges, the piece highlights...