Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 February 2018

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Intellectual Property:

Intellectual Property Policies for Solar Geoengineering

file:///C:/Users/00658018.DS/Downloads/SSRN-id3116959.pdf

Everyone Creates: New Empirical Data Shows Just How Much The Internet Has Enabled A New Creative Economy

http://bit.ly/2F9Gawr

Re:Create Report – Unlocking The Gates: America’s New Creative Economy

http://infojustice.org/archives/39574

A Ruling Over Embedded Tweets Could Change Online Publishing

https://www.wired.com/story/embedded-tweets-copyright-law/

Copyright For Libraries Around The World In 2018

https://www.ip-watch.org/2018/02/16/copyright-libraries-around-world-2018/

Google Updates Image Search to Curb Misuse

http://bit.ly/2C7d4PN

Law On Internet Memes (India)

http://www.khuranaandkhurana.com/2018/02/13/law-on-internet-memes/

New Draft WIPO Broadcasting Treaty Text Published

https://www.ip-watch.org/2018/02/16/new-draft-wipo-broadcasting-treaty-text/

Marrakesh Treaty on access to published works for blind and visually impaired persons - Council authorises ratification

http://bit.ly/2HfAv8C

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