Daily Archives: April 9, 2009

Legislative History of the Chafee Amendment

Senator John Chafee’s introduction to the amendment in the Congressional Record, first retrieved December 6, 2006 via NFB-RD: Chafee access amendment (fwd): Measure Debated by CHAFEE (R-RI) and 3 others — H.R. 3754 Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1997 Mr. CHAFEE. … Continue reading

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Legislative History on Fair Use and Accessible Texts

AHEAD, the Association on Higher Education and Disability, has an excellent position statement on fair use and accessible texts for students with disabilities. I will quote from it extensively in the next few days. For now, here is the significant … Continue reading

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The Case for Fair Use in Canada

I found this Slideshare presentation by Michael Geist while searching on “fair use” and disability. Geist is Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce at the Law University of Ottawa. I applaud the built-in accessibility of the Slideshare format that … Continue reading

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