The challenges of intellectual property protection in an age of digital distribution are at the heart of the Indian publishers’ free program.
World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry
International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
Industry Notes: IFRRO Elects New Board, Cara Duckworth Joins AAP
Operating as ‘a trustworthy defender of copyright and its members’ interests,’ IFRRO installs a new board. And the AAP hires Cara Duckworth from RIAA.
Copyright Clearance Center and CopyGhana: Building Rights Organizations
Copyright Clearance Center is working with CopyGhana and other African organizations to build effective infrastructure for licensing and reproduction rights.
Will Users Pay for Previously “Free” Content?
One of the key issues is whether the cost of licensing content is ultimately too expensive for individuals who want to publish digitally.
Connecting Creators With Consumers: How IFRRO Regulates the Global Secondary Rights Market
IFRRO aims to help publishers and authors recoup some €300 million annually from lost revenue due to unlicensed content reproduction.