The Copyright Amendment Bill currently in preparation in South Africa, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, could well be as damaging as Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act has been.
‘Copyright has come to be seen by many outside our industry as an inhibitor to creativity,’ writes Michael Healy ahead of a session at Frankfurt Book Fair.
‘Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for’ is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle.
‘Nothing has allayed the concerns’ of copyright-watchers in publishing, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy. 2017 is fraught with hot spots.
A proposal for redistributing copyright revenues to authors in Germany has been left in limbo, even as the European Commission proposes its own update to the EU’s copyright framework.
On June 13 in NYC, CCC’s Michael Healy discussed recent copyright legislation and challenges in the European Union, Brazil, and South Africa.
Content today is ‘born digital, transmitted digitally, used digitally, consumed digitally,’ and a leading player in the field, Michael Healy, plans his address at IDPF to highlight some of the hotspots in a world teeming with copyright issue