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Title: IFLA Statement on Broadcast Rights, WIPO SCCR/42 (10 May 2022)
Authors: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Keywords: Subject::Copyright exceptions and limitations
Subject::Broadcast signals
Subject::Digital preservation
Issue Date: 10-May-2022
Abstract: At IFLA, we count among our members institutions working to ensure the long-term survival of broadcast content, as a vital part of the historic record in diverse societies the world over. Technical and social challenges to preservation require flexibility in how institutions store, back-up, and engage with content. At a minimum, it is vital to extend existing exceptions and limitations to any broadcasting rights, while the Committee can do better still by mandating core exceptions for public interest goals such as preservation and access for education and research purposes. We therefore welcome the contributions of Indonesia, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, and Peru, as well as Algeria & the African Group, the Dominican Republic & GRULAC, Singapore & the APG, Slovakia & CEBS, and others in calling for stronger consideration of the need for balance...
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