ACM CEO urges removal of anti-circumvention measures in FTAA treaty

ACM CEO and Executive Director John White submitted a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick urging that DMCA-like anti-circumvention measures be removed from the FTAA treaty currently under negotiation.

USACM writes to US Trade Rep. regarding FTAA treaty

USACM has sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding the draft Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) treaty’s intellectual property provisions. As part of the treaty discussions, negotiators are considering including copyright provisions that would require all nation-signatories to enact DMCA-like anti-circumvention provisions.

ACM submits declaration in Felten v. RIAA

ACM submitted a declaration in Felten vs. RIAA challenge to the DMCA seeking to help the court to understand the DMCA’s chilling effect on analysis and research publication.