|Merpel is a great|
fan of Hawaii
IPKat readers interested in either holidays or copyright will be aware that copyright reform discussions are taking place a bit everywhere right now, including the US and EU [see here].
Speaking of the former, to mark the anniversary of the anti-SOPA/PIPA protests, a number of organisations (including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Creative Commons, the American Library Association, the Medical Library Association, the Open Knowledge Foundation, and others) has organised Copyright Week, a 6-day event focusing on the discussion and promotion of a number of core principles that - it is believed - should inform copyright reform debate.
Building and defending a robust public domain - The public domain is our cultural commons and a public trust. Copyright policy should seek to promote, and not diminish, this crucial resource.
|Looking for some ideas to celebrate |
Van Gend & Loos
anniversary in style?
Fix Copyright! believes in balanced copyright laws that encourage community participation, facilitate economic growth and spur innovation.
It supports: flexible copyright exceptions that enable innovation; fair and proportionate liability for copyright infringement; equitable access to information for educators, libraries, cultural institutions and the wider community; and fair and proportionate incentives for creators.