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Organizations and Governing Bodies
United States Copyright Office
All laws and information regarding US copyright.
American Library Association - Copyright
Documents, articles, copyright tools, court cases and international copyright information.
World Intellectual Property Organization
"The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest."
An organization that regulates a "standardized infrastructure that creates a balance between the reality of the Internet and the reality of copyright laws." The infrastructure they provide "consists of a set of copyright licenses and tools
that create a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates.