Donnerstag, 19. April 2018

"Supporting blind readers": US Senators debate about the Marrakesh Treaty

In a hearing today (April 18) before the United States’ Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Marrakesh Treaty,  Allan Adler, executive vice president and general counsel of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), has testified to the AAP’s full and extensively considered support for American ratification and implementation of the treaty.
As readers of Publishing Perspectives know, this is the international treaty the purpose of which is to facilitate access to published works for people who are “blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled” by creating a universal copyright exception that will allow authorized parties to “travel” accessible formats to appropriate consumers. ... [mehr]

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