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Significant changes to Senior Level Appointments announced this week by the U.S Librarian of Congress

This week has seen some significant changes to the Copyright Office Leadership by the newly elected U.S Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. It was announced that Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights and Director of the United States Copyright Office has been removed from this post and placed in the new role of Senior Advisor for Digital Strategy within the …

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IAF asks Singapore Ministers to preserve authors’ rights ahead of proposed changes to educational copyright

The members of the International Authors Forum (IAF) – 59 organisations representing nearly 650,000 professional creators worldwide – have written to Government Ministers in Singapore. They ask them to respect the continued effective and efficient operation of Singapore’s licensing system which has been generally accepted by the educational sector, and avoid making negative changes to the treatment of copyright in this area. …

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