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CCI Participates in the World Creators Summit Along with White House’s Espinel

Last week, the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) participated in the World Creators Summit* here in Washington, DC as a panelist.  The Summit brought together international representatives of the creative world from authors to musicians to executives involved in the creation, production and dissemination of creative works around the world.  The gathering allowed CCI to …

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CCI Work Highlighted by White House Report

Yesterday, the White House rolled out its plan to effectively protect intellectual property rights for the future. The effort emphasizes a multifaceted approach that includes a combination of governmental and voluntary private sector initiatives. The report, which can be read in full here, importantly highlights voluntary initiatives as a key element of any successful effort …

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Department of Commerce’s Copyright Report Emphasizes the Importance of Creative Works

Yesterday, the Department of Commerce and the Internet Policy Task Force (which includes experts from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Patent and Trademark Office, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the International Trade Administration) released a report on the importance of protecting creativity and innovative content through copyright policy. The report, …

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Jill Lesser Testifies on the ‘Role of Voluntary Agreements in the US Intellectual Property System’

Today CCI Executive Director Jill Lesser testified at the request of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on the “Role of Voluntary Agreements in the US Intellectual Property System.” Other participants included Gabriel Levitt, President of PharmacyChecker.com, Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Cary Sherman, Chairman and …

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Guest Post: Why is iKeepSafe Collaborating to Teach Students About Creative Content Online?

To view of the original post from iKeepSafe, click here. SHORT ANSWER: because students need it. Knowing how to create, collaborate, and share responsibly are twenty-first century skills. And, Teacher-Librarians are the best prepared to teach it. NOT-AS-SHORT ANSWER: iKeepSafe is a 501c3, non-profit focused on helping children thrive in the digital environment. Since 2005, we have …

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CCI Statement on Collaborative Copyright Curriculum

“CCI was approached by the California School Library Association and iKeepSafe, a leader in digital literacy education, to work on a collaborative kindergarten through sixth grade copyright curriculum. The goal of the curriculum is to introduce age-appropriate concepts to children about artistic creations, including that children can be creators and innovators just like their favorite …

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CCI Provides First Copyright Alert System Progress Report Highlighting Initial Accomplishments

The Program is Expected to Double in Size in the Second Year of Operation, with Increased Public Awareness Efforts to be Added WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wednesday, May 28, 2014) – The Center for Copyright Information (CCI) released a report today on the Copyright Alert System (CAS), which for the first time since the system’s launch included …

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