EFF Blogging WIPO: The New Development Agenda

This EFF DeepLinks article posted by Gwen Hinze includes:

The significance of this achievement should not be underestimated. The recommended proposals go to the very heart of WPO's areas of concern and its mandate - how WIPO conducts itself as an organization. Three years ago WIPO refused to hold a meeting to discuss open collaborative development. Now, it's being called upon to facilitate exchange of information on open collaborative projects. If the PCDA's recommendations are adopted, this could indeed result in a seachange at WIPO.

See also: June 18 WIPO press release.

Meetings continue this week (Jun 18-22, 2007) on the so-called "WIPO Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations".