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SoA calls on government to commit to future EU copyright law

Ahead of Brexit and the imminent General Election, the Society of Authors has called for a commitment from the next government to follow future EU copyright law and the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy, and to remain within Creative Europe or else increase domestic funding for the arts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 19:26:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight people face federal charges for running illegal streaming sites

The creators of Jetflicks and iStreamitAll are facing federal charges for running two of the largest illegal streaming sites in the United States. A federal grand jury today charged eight people with conspiring to violate copyright law for their invo... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-08-28 00:59:00 UTC ]
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Publishers sue Amazon's Audible over speech-to-text feature

Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation of copyright law.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-26 15:42:06 UTC ]
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Government should consult with publishers on EU copyright law waiver, says report

Publishers should be given a waiver on part of the EU’s recently passed Digital Single Market Directive regarding licensing deals for links to their content, a new report recommends. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:34:34 UTC ]
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NZ considers changes to copyright law as part of promise to help end global 'book famine'

An estimated 90% of all written works worldwide are not available in accessible formats. New Zealand is implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to help change that. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-07-23 20:01:52 UTC ]
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What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech

As with antitrust violations or copyright law and data infringements, 2019 is seeing European regulators getting more feisty when it comes to cracking down on hate speech. The post What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-07-12 04:00:09 UTC ]
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The Scholarly Publishing Community Remembers Elsevier's Karen Hunter

The Week in Libraries, June 15, 2018: The scholarly publishing community mourns Elsevier's Karen Hunter; The EU will vote next week on a controversial change to copyright law; Net neutrality sunsets, but the fight goes on. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Billion-Dollar Copyright Lawsuit That Could Legalize A New Kind Of Scam

If a court rules that photographer Carol Highsmith must pay to publish her own work, it sets a scary precedent for public-domain art. If a court rules that photographer Carol Highsmith must pay to publish her own work, it sets a scary precedent for public-domain art.Could... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google may have to pay for news snippets under EU copyright reform

A proposed reform of European Union copyright law grants online news publishers additional rights that could lead to the closure of services such as Google News if strictly enforced.Copyright law already provides reporters with protection for the news stories they publish, but in a draft... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech

The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) is pushing back against Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry's suggestion that proposed "vast exceptions to copyright law for libraries," would devastate European publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Frank's diary removed from website

The Diary of Anne Frank has been removed from book repository Wikisource after the site became aware it had fallen foul of copyright law. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's book scanning project is fair use, appeals court rules

Google's book scanning project constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law, an appeals court confirmed Friday, ending a ten-year legal fight by the Authors Guild and other writers' groups to have it stopped. Google began working with libraries in 2004 to digitize their book collections,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fearing Piracy, Authors Guild Pushes Change to Copyright Law

Citing a major uptick in Internet piracy, the Authors Guild has urged Congress to require ISPs to monitor and filter the Internet for pirated works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Copyright Needs to Be Defended

Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today's Internet-dominated marketplace. The post Why Copyright Needs to Be Defended appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wylie opposes first sale for digital

Education publishers rely “heavily on the protections provided by copyright law in the US... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Years Later, Google's Book Scanning Crusade Ruled 'Fair Use'

Eight years after a group of authors and publishers sued Google for scanning more than 20 million library books without the permission of rights holders, a federal judge has ruled that the web giant's sweeping book project stayed within the bounds of U.S. copyright law.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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