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Stephen O'Riordan <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 11 Jun 1997 11:49:59 -0700
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The best way to visit these issues is at the websites of;
CONFU (the conference itself) <http://ninch.cni/news/Confu_Report.html>
ALA (American Library Assoc.<
ARL (Assoc. of Research Libraries) <>
All have direct information on the debate which centers around multimedia.
At 08:43 AM 6/11/97 -0700, you wrote:
>>From Edupage:
>>Fourteen scholarly and educational groups, including the American Council on
>>Education, the American Library Association and the National Humanities
>>Alliance, have issued a statement formally announcing their opposition to
>>the proposals recently developed by the Conference on Fair Use.  The
>>Conference adjourned in May for at least a year, with participants
>>acknowledging the lack of consensus among the academic organizations,
>>publishers, software developers, and music and video producers that took
>>part.  The dissenting groups pledged their efforts to ensure that fair use
>>rights would continue to apply to educational and scholarly uses of
>>copyrighted material on computer networks and in other digital formats.
>>(Chronicle of Higher Education 13 Jun 97)
>Has anyone heard any more details on this proposal and the impact it might
>have on media studies?
>Jeremy Butler
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>Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite
Stephen O'Riordan
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