On May 28, 2018, at the opening of a five day to talks at the 36th WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), 11 civil society and library groups sent a letter to negotiators expressing deep concerns over… Continue Reading
1961 Concluded at Rome on 26 October 1961 in Rome, Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations 1997 28-30 April 1997, World Symposium on Phonograms, New Communication Technologies and Intellectual Property, Manila, Philippines. 9-12… Continue Reading
KEI’s page for WIPO. WIPO’s page on the SCCR meetings. KEI’s page on the broadcasting negotiations. KEI’s page on the Marrakesh treaty negotiations. Some special meetings of the SCCR Information Meeting on Developments in Broadcasting, (SCCR/IM/GE/09), May 25, 2009. Featured… Continue Reading
Day 1 at WIPO STANDING COMMITTEE ON COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS Since 1998, the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR),has engaged in negotiations to create new norms for the protection of broadcasters, cablecasters and now –again– webcasters… Continue Reading
SCCR 32 Conclusions proposed by the chair. Late Friday May 13, 2016. Nigeria, Bahamas, Brazil, South Africa and Egypt were exceptionnaly interesting. Here is most of what was said including the reading of the proposed conclusions and the comments from… Continue Reading
This is technical. The United States delegation says
“US did oppose deletion of “by any means” so that simultaneous retransmission of traditional broadcasts on the internet is covered…..but we never spoke on deferred retransmissions last night.”
However, in the texts that have been made public, the “by any means” applies to both cases. The negotiations are now being held in secret.