As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK’s copyright consultation.
A total 2,661 authors, illustrators, and translators question London’s consultation on post-Brexit copyright.
‘The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,’ says the Publishers Association, is an ‘international copyright exhaustion framework.’
Citing ‘a sharp rise in complaints’ about companies that charge writers to produce their work, author-advocacy unions open a study.
Following a report that author income in the UK is declining, the Society of Authors and ALCS wrote an open letter to the UK Publishers Association.
Despite questions about its accuracy, a new report from the ALCS based on author surveys offers insight into the question how much do writers earn in the UK? And publishers are speaking up.