A call for Canada’s government to conduct a fact-based review of its disastrous Copyright Moderization Act. Editorial by Nicole Saint-Jean, President, Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL)
As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming.
Copyright Clearance Center is working with CopyGhana and other African organizations to build effective infrastructure for licensing and reproduction rights.
While the recommendations still must be legislated, Canadian publishing sees light at the end of a tunnel, after years of devastating copyright losses.
The Copyright Amendment Bill currently in preparation in South Africa, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, could well be as damaging as Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act has been.
PEN Afrikaans, like the International Authors Forum, echoes the International Publishers Association in criticizing South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill.
Another copyright ‘modernization’ battle appears to be shaping up–not unlike the protracted crisis in Canada–as the IPA raises concerns over a new bill.
In Canada’s long struggle over copyright protection and ‘fair dealing,’ Access Copyright responds to the education sector’s lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing.
The Association of Canadian Publishers welcomes the settlement in French-language Canada, as the country’s 2012 Copyright Modernization Act’s parliamentary review is ongoing.
‘Good public policy,’ the Association of American Publishers says at BookExpo, includes “good copyright policy.’ And the Authors Guild is producing a new, major survey of authors’ earnings.