Tagged: Copyright

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

EU copyright law passes final hurdle

The Council of the European Union has approved the EU’s new law on copyright, making digital platforms like Google and Facebook legally responsible for content... Read more

Copyright must not be bargaining chip in trade negotations, says SoA

Copyright "must not be used as bargaining chip" in trade negotiations, the Society of Authors (SoA) has said. Read more

Trade dismayed after controversial EU copyright law rejected

Publishers and authors have expressed their disappointment and "worry" after a controversial EU copyright law was rejected by parliament. Read more

BA urges MEPs to support controversial copyright law

Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement.... Read more

Hillary Clinton backs US copyright reform

Hillary Clinton has come out in favour of US copyright reform, revealed by a campaign document announcing her "tech and innovation agenda".... Read more

Government gives illustrated publishers July deadline

The government has given publishers just three months to comply with new legislation which industry figures have warned threatens to decimate illustrated publishing, refusing requests for... Read more

Booksellers urged to support campaign against illegal downloading

The Booksellers Association has released a video which urges people not to illegally download creative content such as e-books, or risk destroying the industry.... Read more

Copyright on the agenda at International Publishers Congress

The director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has been confirmed to speak to senior international publishers at the 31st International Publishers Congress.... Read more

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