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.
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.
Taking direction from its board members, the AAP has reset its focus on copyright and advocacy for the value of book publishing in modern society.
In stating its support for two years of discussion, the International Publishers Association at WIPO’s semiannual committee meetings signaled its stance on international copyright exceptions in education.
In some of the most pointed commentary yet on the crisis created by the 2012 Copyright Modernization Act, the International Publishers Association testifies that Canada is ‘internationally an outlier’ for failing to protect intellectual property.
From Stockholm’s internationally situated Bonnier with its history to the new Canelo from the UK and 10-year-old Wattpad, innovation is the quest at StoryDrive Asia in Singapore.
« Back to CONTEC 2013 Conference Program Time & Place Session Description Speakers 8:40–9:10 Platinum I+II Keynote: Persevering in the Middle Faced with rapidly evolving customer preferences and price expectations, changes in the balance of power between publishers and intermediaries, the commoditization of content and an explosion in new business models, our industry has embarked on an epic journey in …
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