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)
The implementation of Germany’s Copyright Knowledge Society Act is seen in a new survey to be cutting into textbook sales.
The Canadian publishing industry has been dealt yet another blow in its long-running dispute over copyright and fair use in education.
Denouncing ‘systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties.
Citing appellate court rulings that make the plaintiffs’ point, AAP and CCC decline to pursue further appeals in a 12-year-old case.
Canadian publishers report that more than $150 million has been lost, in the world’s most prominent copyright controversy.
The South African president says the bill could give rights holders ‘a lesser share of the fruits of their property than was previously the case.’
A new court decision condemns certain guidelines for ‘fair use’ copying by the educational sector, but doesn’t support the mandate to pay copyright fees.
Five titles translated from German to English are up for the Wolff Prize. And ‘I Value Canadian Stories’ examines the nature of the content.
As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming.