WIPO SCCR21: Group B proposal on a work program for Copyright exceptions and limitations

Today, Wednesday November 10 2010, during the 3rd day of the WIPO SCCR21, the Group B presented a proposal for a Work Program on copyright exceptions and limitations for the WIPO SCCR. Group B is the negotiation group that groups developed countries like US, EU, Switzerland and others.

The proposal is available here

Initial reactions from civil society and developing countries, highlight that the Group B proposal is much more vague and weak that the African proposal that has the support of Brazil and other developing countries. The Group B proposal also lacks a reference to exceptions and limitations for education in the timetable.