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ASMP Member Town Meeting Scheduled for July 25th @ 12pmET

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A Member Town Hall meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 25th @ 12:00pmET (9:00amPT). Join ASMP National Board Directors and ASMP Executive Director for a discussion on the topic below: Road to Membership: Exploring ways to make becoming a professional member easier and the role of sponsorship in that process Register in advance for this Zoom webinar (Title of webinar on Zoom registration page is “National Board Meeting”): https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3I4r1Z0AQ0Kl9KywmSIW5Q  After registering, you will receive…

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New Offer by Apple on MacBook Pro

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Apple recently updated MacBook Pro with faster performance and new pro features, making it the most advanced Mac notebook ever. The new MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar feature 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70 percent faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to two times faster performance — ideal for manipulating large data sets, performing complex simulations, creating multi-track audio projects or doing advanced…

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ASMP Invites Members to Participate in Copyright Alliance Survey On Potential Impact of USCO Fee Increases

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    As has been previously communicated, the U.S. Copyright Office is proposing an increase in fees for copyright registration applications and other Copyright Office services. In response, the Copyright Alliance (CA) has created a brief survey to better understand how this increase would impact the copyright community. The Copyright Alliance will compile the data from survey responses and use it in comments to be submitted to the Copyright Office in opposition to the increase…

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Photo Brigade’s NPPA & ASMP PhotoJournalism Roundtable at Adorama

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Image © Photo Brigade/Adorama   View the video of ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, and other visual leaders from the NPPA, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and VII Photo Agency at this special Photojournalism Roundtable on the topic of process, leadership and opportunities to keep professional photojournalists and the work they do relevant and valued! Panelists include Akili Ramsess, Thomas Kennedy, Beth Flynn, Lucy Gilmore, and Ed Kashi. For more information about Photo…

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Pixsy Offers New ASMP Member Benefit

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Pixsy has returned as an ASMP Benefit Partner with updated suite of tools and services. At Pixsy, the mission is to empower photographers around the world to be in control of how, where and when their work is used. Pixsy provides a suite of tools and services to find, manage and resolve cases of unauthorized use, including an automated takedown service. Pixsy also ensures easy, low-risk access to legal support and compensation. ASMP members will…

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Tech Tent – did Silicon Valley win the copyright war?

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Editor’s note: While ASMP continues to advocate for copyright reform directives that protect the intellectual property of members in the US, we want our members to be apprised of actions related to copyright directives taking place in international forums.  Cross-posted from bbc.com [by Rory Cella-Jones] Did European politicians succumb to pressure from Silicon Valley and its powerful lobbying machine when they voted down a measure which would have rewarded publishers and artists? This week’s Tech…

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