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[Nettime-nl] Declaration on the Future of WIPO -- call for signatures
paul on Fri, 24 Sep 2004 12:39:28 +0200 (CEST)


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[Nettime-nl] Declaration on the Future of WIPO -- call for signatures


sorry voor het engels maar ik dacht dat die voor de een of andere op  
deze lijst intressant zou kunnen zijn.
groet, paul

Begin forwarded message:

> ***Please distribute widely***
>
> The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is one of the  
> major policy makers in the field of intellectual property (IP). The  
> governments of Brazil and Argentina have recently put forward a  
> 'Proposal for the Establishment of a Development Agenda for WIPO', to  
> be discussed at the upcoming WIPO General Assembly on Sep 27-Oct 2,  
> 2004  
> <www.wipo.int/documents/en/document/govbody/wo_gb_ga/pdf/ 
> wo_ga_31_11.pdf>. Along with them, many others believe that WIPO needs  
> to seriously reconsider its agenda, adopting a fairer approach to IP  
> policy making. The 'Geneva Declaration on the Future of WIPO'  
> <www.cptech.org/ip/wipo/genevadeclaration.html> calls upon WIPO to  
> react to those concerns. If you are supportive of the Declaration,  
> please send your name (and affiliation, if any) to:  
> <geneva_declaration {AT} cptech.org>
>
> For questions, contact Thiru <thiru {AT} cptech.org> or Manon  
> <manon.ress {AT} cptech.org>
>
> The Declaration is coming out of a recent meeting on the 'Future of  
> WIPO' organised by the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) in  
> Geneva. The drafting group has been convened by the Consumer Project  
> on Technology, the Center for the Study of the Public Domain, and the  
> Information Program of the Open Society Institute.
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