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.
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 is working with CopyGhana and other African organizations to build effective infrastructure for licensing and reproduction rights.
One of the key issues is whether the cost of licensing content is ultimately too expensive for individuals who want to publish digitally.
IFRRO aims to help publishers and authors recoup some €300 million annually from lost revenue due to unlicensed content reproduction.