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Visual Arts Organisation contest “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use” in use by US College Art Association

The Graphic Artists Guild (GAG), together with National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), American Photographic Artists (APA), American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), PACA Digital Media Licensing Association, and Professional Photographers of America (PPA), has published a letter addressing concerns with the US College Art Association’s “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts.” Specifically, the letter contests …

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Canadian Authors Association joins IAF

IAF welcomes a third Canadian authors’ organisation to its network, and 44th member worldwide, today admitting the Canadian Authors Association as a member of IAF. The Canadian Authors Association (CAA) is a national organization with a local presence dedicated to promoting a flourishing community of writers across Canada and to encouraging works of literary and artistic merit. CAA undertakes the …

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IAF Responds to UN Report on relationship between copyright and right to science and culture

The International Authors Forum has released a response to the Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights on the impact of intellectual property regimes on the enjoyment of the right to science and culture. IAF’s response follows its submission to the initial consultation by the Special Rapporteur made in September 2014. The response reiterates the points made in …

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