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International Treaty to enable access to copyright content for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled

As part of our continuing work on behalf of authors worldwide, the International Authors Forum (IAF) will attend the forthcoming World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, taking place from June 18– 28, where WIPO will conclude an international copyright treaty to enable access to copyright works for the benefit of the world’s blind and print disabled …

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EU/USA Trade Agreement: Cultural Exception, Yes from the European Parliament

Strasbourg has voted to maintain the cultural goods and services exclusion from the EU/USA Trade Agreement. This is good news for creators, because it means that cultural and audiovisual services, including online services, will not be subject to negotiations that could put arts and culture in peril by putting financial bargaining before accessibility to cultural goods and services. However, happily, …

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