The Web’s Copyright Conundrum

For publishers and content creators, Tumblr exists at the heart of one of the Web’s great dilemmas. On the one hand, the micro-blogging social network can act as force-multiplier that expands the reach of content, in the same way that aggregator sites and Facebook and Twitter do. But that’s offset by the reality that copyrighted material can be posted without credit or financial benefit to the original publisher. Continue reading at 'Slate'

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Viewing a Web page isn't copyright infringement, top EU court rules

Europeans can continue browsing the Web without fear of breaking copyright law, Europe’s top court has determined in a landmark ruling. The legality of this common practice came into question in Europe as a result of a years-long tussle involving U.K. newspaper publishers, a public relations... Continue reading at PC World

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The Guardian view on changes to copyright law: book lovers beware | Editorial

A government proposal to ease restrictions on the sale of imported cultural works risks harming a world-class industryThe hoopla around the release of Sally Rooney’s new novel on Tuesday – with bookshops opening early, and queues of shoppers eager to lay their hands on Beautiful World, Where Are... Continue reading at The Guardian

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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Campaign urges action with days left before copyright consultation ends

Organisers of the Save Our Books campaign against changes to the UK’s copyright laws have called on supporters to make their voice heard before the government’s consultation ends on 31st August.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’

The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education. The post Canadian Publishers: Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Is ‘Discouraging’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The #OwnVoices Conundrum

Author Amanda Kabak wonders whether a hashtag can really promote diversity in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA Commends Beijing’s Passage of a Copyright Law Amendment

Li Pengyi of the Publishers Association of China says the amendment can offer publishers and authors 'more professional support.' The post IPA Commends Beijing’s Passage of a Copyright Law Amendment appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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George Orwell is out of copyright. What happens now?

Much of the author’s work may have fallen into public ownership in the UK, but there are more restrictions on its use remaining than you might expect, explains his biographerGeorge Orwell died at University College Hospital, London, on 21 January 1950 at the early age of 46. This means that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Judge Sets Tentative Schedule for Internet Archive Copyright Case

Under the August 31 order, the closely watched case over book scanning and lending is to be ready for trial by November 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Del Rey will publish behind the scenes look at web series 'Critical Role'

Del Rey UK, Cornerstone's science fiction and fantasy imprint, will publish The World of Critical Role, a "definitive guide" to the history of the online web series "Critical Role", written by cast of the series and author Liz Marsham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Internet Archive to Publishers: Drop ‘Needless’ Copyright Lawsuit and Work with Us

During a 30-minute Zoom press conference on July 22, Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle urged the four major publishers suing over the organization’s book scanning efforts to consider settling the dispute in the boardroom, rather than the courtroom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Charge the Internet Archive with Copyright Infringement

Four publishers filed a lawsuit on Monday charging the Internet Archive with copyright infringement and asking for an injunction to prevent the IA’s scanning, public display, and distribution of literary works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Covid-19 is no defence for undermining copyright, IPA states

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has reaffirmed the importance of copyright law, stating the Covid-19 pandemic "does not make copyright protection less viable or infringement less unlawful." Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Shake Up Legal Publishing

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this week held that annotations added to the State of Georgia’s legal code are not eligible for copyright protection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Tbilisi, Georgia Plans World Book and Copyright Day Online

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