Today ASMP is joining a coalition of 37 national and international organizations representing authors, photographers, graphic artists, and translators, in making an “Appeal to readers and librarians from the victims of Controlled Digital Lending (CDL).” We have joined this effort believing it is facilitating electronic distribution of books in a way that constitutes copyright infringement. As described in the Appeal, CDL is the flawed legal theory under which “printed books are being scanned and distributed online to…
The mission of ASMP Advocacy efforts are designed to empower still and motion photographers, and associated imaging professionals; and educate both members and non-members about policies that impact both the person and the profession.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world;
indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead
April 2, 2018: Call to Action on HR3945 – Contact Your Representative
November 1, 2017: Call to Action: Copyright Registration Rulemaking
October 26, 2017: Take Action on HR 3945 – CASE Act
For additional information on ASMP’s Small Claims advocacy efforts and actions, go to Small Claims Report.
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