Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Orphan Works Bill

I'm sure you all have been receiving Linda's e-mails concerning the U.S. Senate's pending approval of a bill that will redefine copyright law for creative work. Go back, undelete them, and read them if you haven't already. If this bill clears the House and Senate, it stands to make your professional life more difficult before it even starts, and it would make fun little exercises like this prohibitively careless due to copyright concerns. Linda has included links in her most recent e-mail that brings you to site that allows you to send form letters against the bill to your State Representatives, courtesy of the Illustrator's Partnership. I've copied them here, and I've already sent letters to the NJ, MO, and LA representatives.

House of Representatives:

U.S. Senate:

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