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British Library on Copyright: Help or Hindrance?

The British Library has released a new report that includes a dozen short contributions reflecting on whether copyright helps or hinders from a research perspective.  The contributions include several suggestions for extending the British fair dealing provision.

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  1. The referenced link is well worth the read. All of the included essays point out the problems with copyright laws written for another time, being applied in a digital age. They reflect the kind of fundamental and evolving issues that venues like WIPO – and ACTA – should be addressing.

  2. Never any shortgae of people who want to get rich on the back of someone else’s work.

  3. @Bob
    …”Never any shortgae of people who want to get rich on the back of someone else’s work.”

    Right.. The outdated industry that has arisen on the backs of artists and creators is way overdue for an overhaul, or dismantling.