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)
With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada’s review of copyright changes may be welcome next year.
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children’s books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
‘Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for’ is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle.
Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
Can changes to copyright in places like Germany or Canada threaten your business? In order to protect their revenue, publishers need to know about copyright battles being fought around the world.
‘How can we all work together to ensure our rights and incomes are not further eroded?’ The question seems to become more urgent daily as copyright protections face mounting pressures.
Content today is ‘born digital, transmitted digitally, used digitally, consumed digitally,’ and a leading player in the field, Michael Healy, plans his address at IDPF to highlight some of the hotspots in a world teeming with copyright issue
Content management meets rights management in a newly announced acquisition by Massachusetts’ Copyright Clearance Center of London’s Ixxus, another interesting merger in a world of digital publishing.
As Australia’s Productivity Commission reviews the country’s intellectual property arrangements, Copyright Clearance Center’s Roy Kaufman says Canberra needs to heed Ottawa’s warning.