After a decade of wrenching struggle, Canada’s new federal budget specifically promises relief for beleaguered, unpaid copyright holders.
After years in the court system trying to regain copyright revenue for educational content, Canada’s publishers and authors look to Parliament.
The Publishers Association of New Zealand Te Rau o Tākupu has a daylong conference, with trade show directors and IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi.
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.
The English-language Association of Canadian Publishers says only a third of its membership expects to regain pre-pandemic success.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
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.
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.