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Home  »  Resource Center  »  G3ict Newsletter  »  06/26/2009

Access to Copyrighted Material by Blind Users: WIPO Rules Must Be Aligned with Article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
By Axel Leblois  The Access Line

Over the past twelve months, the proposed treaty by the World Blind Union to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has made significant inroads with three countries (Brazil, Ecuador and Paraguay) formally putting forth a proposal to the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyrights and Related Rights (SCCRR) to review and adopt it. More

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