Tag Archive for 'interventions'

Canadian Library Association statement on TPMs

Ms Margaret Ann Wilkinson, speaking on behalf of the Canadian Library Association: On behalf of the Canadian Library Association, the national voice in copyright matters for Canada’s diverse library community, I am grateful to the Chair for this opportunity to speak on Topic 9. The Canadian Library Association was proud, […]

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IFLA statement on Libraries and Licensing at SCCR27

On Friday 2 May 2014, the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) continued its discussions on libraries and archives under Topic 10: Contracts. Ms Ellen Broad, International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA): Thank you Mr. Chair. I speak on behalf of the International Federation of Library […]

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SCCR27: CILIP statement on Technological Protection Measures

Ms. Barbara Stratton, speaking on behalf of CILIP: Thank you Mr Chair. I am speaking on behalf of CILIP with the support of all the library and archive NGOs here present. Prohibition of the circumvention of technological protection measures has been implemented in copyright laws around the world, but not […]

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IFLA speaks on Limits on Liability for libraries at SCCR 27 (french)

Mr. Enrico Natale, speaking on behalf of the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA): Merci M. le Président . Je parle au nom de la Fédération internationale des associations des bibliothèque (IFLA),  qui represente plus de 650’000 professionnels de l’information dans 15o pays. La complexité des législations sur […]

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Topic 8: Limitations on Liability for Libraries and Archives

At SCCR 27, library and archive organisations have been able to offer interventions on specific topics before the Committee for consideration. In the afternoon of Thursday 1 May, discussions began on Topic 8: Limitations on Liability. Mr. Ronan Deazley delivered a statement on limitations on liability for archivists on behalf of […]

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SCCR 27: EIFL statement on withdrawn and retracted works

Ms. Teresa Hackett, speaking on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries: I am speaking on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL). We thank the African Group, Ecuador and India for proposals on this topic. Libraries and archives have a mission to preserve the public record for posterity. In the […]

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SCCR27: Library and Archive joint statement on orphan works

Mr. Ben White (LIBER), on behalf of library and archive organisations at SCCR 27: Thank you Mr. Chairman. I am speaking on behalf of all the library and archive NGOs on the issue of orphan works and out of commerce works. Libraries have embarked upon digitisation projects of public domain […]

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