[Foundation-l] Amicus Brief Filed in Golan v. Holder: Fighting for the Public Domain

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Wed Jun 22 20:29:23 UTC 2011

On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:25:55 -0400
Kat Walsh <kat at mindspillage.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Geoff Brigham <gbrigham at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Yesterday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus
> > ("friends of the court") brief in Golan v. Holder, a case of great
> > importance before the Supreme Court that will affect our understanding of
> > the public domain for years to come.  See
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golan_v._Holder.  The EFF is representing the
> > Wikimedia Foundation in addition to the American Association of Libraries,
> > the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Association of
> > Research Libraries, the University of Michigan Dean of Libraries, and the
> > Internet Archive.
> I'm really happy to see us start getting involved in this kind of
> work; I think it too is part of fulfilling our mission. Thanks for
> your work on this, Geoff.

I agree. It is important that one will not undermine the public domain.
Thanks for pursuing it.


	Shlomi Fish

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