[community] Marrakesh Treaty comes into force

Ambrose Cheuk-Wing Li al12si at student.ocadu.ca
Mon Jul 4 21:12:12 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jul 4, 2016 at 8:49 AM, Foster, Julia <jfoster at ocadu.ca> wrote:
> Yesterday morning, Canada became the 20th nation to accede
> to the Marrakesh Treaty, which will bring the Treaty into
> force in three months’ time on September 30, 2016. [stuff deleted]
> News article on Canada becomes the 20th country to agree to
> the #marrakeshtreaty, bringing it into full force in three
> months from now<http://bit.ly/293TOzG>
> Learn how the #marrakeshtreaty will improve access
> to books and other publications for students and
> others<http://bit.ly/29h2o1l>

This soinds like great news, but in practical terms what exactly has
changed? Does this, for example, legally allow crowdsourced production
of accessible formats? From the WIPO announcement it looks like it

Ambrose Li

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