In particular, we appreciate the efforts of the U.S. delegation. The delegation has had the difficult task of balancing the conflicting demands of many interests…. While I certainly have not agreed with all the positions the U.S. adopted, I understand the conflicting pressures under which it has operated.

Jonathan Band, from his statement at WIPO on behalf of the Library Copyright Alliance, on the occasion of the passage of the treaty for the visually impaired.