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A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
The Content Blockchain project, a collaborative effort among three companies, includes the development of the ISCC, an identifier of content in a decentralized ledger environment.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
‘It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,’ says the Digital Science report’s author, but so might ‘a less drastic change.’
The technology that powers Bitcoin has the potential to transform many other industries. In publishing, it could impact sales, rights, contracts, and more.
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
The new #FreeAllWords initiative is an effort by European writers and translators to publish Ukrainian and Belarusian writings.
In a pilot program with Bookwire’s Creatokia, the Börsenverein offers NFTs related to the German Nonfiction Prize.