UCITA reference links 1-26-01
Please comment, and recommend additions and deletions to jeremy.rowe@asu.edu


Link to Arizona Bill - HB2041
General Information
IT/Computer Perspective
Consumer Perspective
Library Perspective
State Attorneys General Opposing UCITA

Link to Arizona Bill - HB2041(prefers Explorer)

Text of bill http://www.azleg.state.az.us/legtext/45leg/1r/bills/hb2041p.htm
Bill status http://www.azleg.state.az.us/legtext/45leg/1r/bills/hb2041o.htm
General Information
Pro UCITA including reference materials and "tutorial" for legislators http://www.ucitaonline.com

The Business Software Alliance's UCITA -- Policy Page. (Includes "Why Software Professionals Should Support The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (And What Will Happen If They Don't)") http://www.bsa.org/usa/policy/consumers/ucita.phtml

The Software Information Industry Association's UCITA page http://www.siia.net/sharedcontent/govt/issues/ucita.asp

Americans for Fair Electronic Transactions (affect) general information pages http://www.4cite.org

E-COMMERCE PROVISIONS IN THE UCITA AND UETA Copyright © Cem Kaner http://www.badsoftware.com/uetaanducitauccbull.htm

Proposed recent amendments to UCITA 8/4/00 from NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS http://www.law.upenn.edu/bll/ulc/ucita/ucitaAMD.htm

Resource List of articles about UCITA http://www.badsoftware.com/uccindex.htm

UCITA: A Proposed Legal Framework for Licensing of Digital Information 12/00 with link to CNI presentation by Rodney J. Petersen http://www.cni.org/tfms/2000b.fall/pb/UCITA-Petersen2000Ftf.html

American Association of State Colleges and Universities has an information site (but apparently no position at this point):

IT/Computer Perspective

EDUCAUSE position paper summary with link to full paper http://www.educause.edu/policy/ucita.html

IEEE UCITA opposition statement http://www.ieeeusa.org/forum/POSITIONS/ucita.html

Info world reference articles

The licensing game (07/31/00) http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/00/07/31/000731hnsnrjd.xml

For or against: Where specific companies stand on UCITA (08/21/00) http://www.infoworld.com/articles/uc/xml/00/08/21/000821ucpositions.xml

IT negotiating points (08/21/00) http://www.infoworld.com/articles/uc/xml/00/08/21/000821ucnegotiate.xml

Users look to FTC for help on reigning in UCITA (10/26/00) http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/00/10/26/001026hnucita.xml

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility UCITA fact sheets http://www.cpsr.org/program/UCITA/ucita-fact.html

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility Virginia UCITA letter to legislators 2/11/00 http://www.cpsr.org/program/UCITA/barry_ucita.html

American Committee for Interoperable Systems (ACIS)  Delaware Letter Reverse Engineering Exception (MS Word File)

Consumer Perspective

National Consumer Law Center 5 reasons to oppose UCITA with other links http://www.nclc.org/ucita/
Proposed Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA): Objections From The Consumer Perspective
By Jean Braucher, Roger Henderson Professor of Law, University of Arizona (12/3/99) http://www.cpsr.org/program/UCITA/braucher.html

The Consumer Union the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, opposes the bill http://www.2bguide.com/docs/cu699.html

Library Perspective
ALA UCITA pages - overview, advocacy, resources, etc. http://www.ala.org/washoff/ucita/what.html

ALA UCITA impact summary http://www.arl.org/info/frn/copy/ucitasum.html

UCITA: What Does it Mean for Libraries? http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/OL2001/gregory1_01.html

State Attorneys General Opposing UCITA
July 23, 1999 - Attorneys General of Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington and the Administrator of the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act

July 28, 1999 - California, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Tennessee,
West Virginia, and Wisconsin