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Fair Use, Free Speech & IP

Preserving Software Could Get Easier: The Latest Center Research

Digital culture depends on software. But software preservation is in crisis. Software archivists struggle with copyright law.

Center Research Reaches Australian Policymakers

Australian copyright law has extremely narrow exceptions and US. copyright law has an outsized presence in debates about copy right reform.

New Fair Project Launched, for Preservation of Software

CMSI & The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) join together to create a Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation.

Visual Arts Community Shifts Practice on Fair Use

Visual arts professionals saw big changes in institutional practice in the last year, according to the most recent College Art Association survey of almost a thousand professionals, conducted with...

Public Media Podcasts with Fair Use at WVIK

WVIK’s “Gallery Gap” podcast is using the CAA’s Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts to feature some of the women’s art it discusses on the public radio station’s...

Fair Use Ever More Useable in the Visual Arts: Good News at the College Art Association Annual Conference

At last month’s College Art Association annual conference, panelists showcased how much visual arts professionals' practice has changed since the creation of the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use...

How to Make the 5 Percent of Social-Issue VR that Works

Navid Khonsari. At the Australian International Documentary Conference, now in its 30th year of bringing together documentary storytellers, interactive designer Navid Khonsari shared secrets about...

Lyn Goldfarb Talks Fair Use in “Bridging The Divide”

Filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb. When filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb began her career in the late 1970’s, fair use was far from a consideration for documentarians. The 1976 Copyright Act had just, for the most...

Fair Use Myths Debunked in Australia

Productivity Commission Deputy Chair Karen Chester.  At the Australian Digital Alliance Forum, the first keynote from the Productivity Commission’s Deputy Chair Karen Chester busted myths about...

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