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AC Think Tank Policy Brief Furthers Dialogue On Internet Antiquities

2017-11-30T12:30:56+00:00

Experts note that fakes and looted artifacts have been a problem on the internet for a long time. However, there has been a sharp increase in the availability of these objects due to the increased popularity of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, eBay, Amazon, and WhatsApp. These platforms have made it easier for looters and traffickers to directly contact potential buyers—cutting out the middlemen.

AC Think Tank Policy Brief Furthers Dialogue On Internet Antiquities 2017-11-30T12:30:56+00:00

Think Tank Tackles “Out-of-Control” Internet Antiquities Market

2017-11-30T12:33:34+00:00

In this latest policy brief, Dr. Neil Brodie examines how best to protect businesses and consumers from the skyrocketing internet market, which he warns “presents a clear and present danger to the survival of the world’s cultural heritage.”

Think Tank Tackles “Out-of-Control” Internet Antiquities Market 2017-11-30T12:33:34+00:00

How to Control the Internet Market in Antiquities? The Need for Regulation and Monitoring

2017-12-03T13:59:04+00:00

Policy Brief No. 3 July 2017 By Neil Brodie Illicit antiquities, some pilfered from war zones where jihadist groups operate, are increasingly finding their way online where they are being snapped up by unknowing buyers and further driving the rampant plunder of archaeological sites. These internet sales are spurring a vicious cycle:

How to Control the Internet Market in Antiquities? The Need for Regulation and Monitoring 2017-12-03T13:59:04+00:00

How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Trade

2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

Policy Brief No. 2 December 2016 Lawrence Rothfield Almost every nation has laws against looting, smuggling, and trafficking in antiquities, supplemented by international bans and bilateral interdictions. Yet the playing field remains badly tilted against the site guards, customs officials, antiquities police, and prosecutors charged with enforcing these laws, in large

How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Trade 2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

Policy Brief No. 2: How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Trade

2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

The latest release is by Dr. Lawrence Rothfield, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. In the paper, Rothfield argues for levying a “pollution” tax on the legitimate antiquities trade, in order to establish an antiquities-protection “Superfund.”

Policy Brief No. 2: How Can We Fund the Fight Against Antiquities Looting and Trafficking? A “Pollution” Tax on the Antiquities Trade 2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

How to End Impunity for Antiquities Traffickers: Assemble a Cultural Heritage Crimes Prosecution Team

2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

Policy Brief No. 1 November 2016 By Ricardo "Rick" St. Hilaire In just the last decade, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recovered and returned more than 7,500 illicit artifacts to thirty countries, as part of its fight against the global traffic in cultural heritage. Restituting this stolen property has

How to End Impunity for Antiquities Traffickers: Assemble a Cultural Heritage Crimes Prosecution Team 2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

Antiquities Coalition Launches New Think Tank Promoting Innovative Solutions to Combat Cultural Racketeering

2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00

The Antiquities Coalition today launched a Cultural Heritage Think Tank to explore innovative solutions to pressing challenges in cultural heritage, publishing the first in a new series of policy briefs by distinguished specialists from the public and private sectors.

Antiquities Coalition Launches New Think Tank Promoting Innovative Solutions to Combat Cultural Racketeering 2017-12-03T13:59:05+00:00