SAA Statement on Draft Revision of Section 108

SAA representatives Dennis Meissner, Peter Hirtle, and Jasmine Jones will meet with U.S. Copyright Office staff on July 11 to discuss that office’s notice of inquiry regarding Section 108: Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law. A statement on the issue was drafted by SAA’s Intellectual Property Working Group and approved by the Executive Committee on July 7. IPWG member Hirtle served on the Section 108 Study Group that made recommendations to the Librarian of Congress for revisions to the Copyright Act in 2008.

Read the statement here

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