On May 6, IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) posted this article:
“EU rejects international solution to library and archive copyright problems; causes collapse of WIPO meeting”
While FSGI’s focus in primarily on state government information, we are keeping an eye out for copyright discussion and policies across the globe that can support or detract from the work we are doing.
This particular WIPO discussion had to with copyright exceptions for libraries and archives; which according to the news coverage, the EU balked at.
See more coverage from IP Watch : “Hopes Dampened For Copyright Exceptions For Libraries/Archives At WIPO”