• Posts Tagged ‘Fair Dealing’

    Grad Students Organize to Prevent Near-Impoverishment under GOP Tax Plan

    by  • December 7, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Graduate students seem to be unfairly hit by the GOP tax plan and have organized to block passage.

    Graduate students pay for their education by teaching, doing research, and performing routine administrative tasks in return for waived tuition and a meager stipend. Under the proposed GOP tax bill, graduate student tuition waivers will be counted as...

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    CLASSICS Act, Pre-1972 Copyright Fix, Introduced in Congress

    by  • July 24, 2017 • Legislation, News

    Press release by Artist Rights Watch, July 20, 2017:

    @repjerrynadler: Reps. Nadler, @DarrellIssa Pre-1972 Copyright Fix with Introduction of CLASSICS Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced bipartisan legislation to close a...

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    Fair Dealing in Arts/Music Funding Around the World

    by  • June 30, 2017 • News

    Based on the latest data, France, with a population of 66.8 million people, federally funds music at $307 million. England (population 53 million) federally funds music at $53 million. The U.S., with a population of 321.4 million, spends just $8 million for music federally, and the Trump administration proposes cutting that to zero.

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    Protect Your Copyright: How to respond to the Library of Congress survey, deadline Jan. 31!

    by  • January 23, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    Protecting your copyright is now as important as ever!

    Please refer to our previous post to learn why it is so important to respond to the Librarian of Congress’ survey, then read on for help with creating an intelligent and effective response to the survey.

    Thanks to the Illustrators Partnership of America for the following advice.


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