Tagged: Copyright

Facing exhaustion

It’s hardly a catchy term, and discussion about it quickly becomes mired in impenetrable language, but the issue of “international rights exhaustion” should be at... Read more

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Philip Jones tackles the thorny issue of copyright and new technologies in publishing. Read more

Writ to the future

In October 2004, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin made a rare appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair to launch what for them must... Read more

Green Party naive on copyright

To describe someone as green can be either to say they are ecologically aware or desperately naive. The Green Party's copyright policy displays... Read more

'Devastating' copyright changes could put 64% of publisher revenue at risk

Changes to current copyright laws could put up to 64% of publisher book revenue at risk, according to research by the Publishers Association. Read more

Audio royalties come under scrutiny as sales of audiobooks continue to soar

A number of agents have spoken out against low royalty rates their clients receive for audio adaptations of books, as well as the sector’s reliance... Read more

Trade bodies 'highly concerned' by taskforce recommendations on parallel imports

The Publishers Association and the Society of Authors have condemned proposals in a new report by the Taskforce on Innovation, Growth & Regulatory Reform (TIGRR), which has been... Read more

Publishers warn mooted copyright change is 'concrete threat' to industry

Leading publishers have added their voices to warnings about a government-mooted change to copyright, saying it could "degrade quality" across the trade and is a "concrete threat" to... Read more

SoA renews calls for 'gold standard' copyright regime post-Brexit

Society of Authors c.e.o. Nicola Solomon has renewed calls for Britain to retain its “gold standard” rules on copyright now it has left the European... Read more

Audible looks to end Captions copyright lawsuit in US

Lawyers for Audible say the legal action against its Captions programme could soon be over, in a letter to the court.  Read more

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