Friday, May 30, 2008

Copyright Issues Become Cloudy When Content Owners Can't Be Found

Congress is considering changes to the way libraries, historians, museums, publishers, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and others can use copyright-protected works whose owners cannot be found.
By K.C. Jones writing in InformationWeek May 29, 2008

Orphan works reform took center stage at the Eighth Annual Intellectual Property Symposium this week. Orphan works refers to content whose owners can't be found.
Public Knowledge President and Co-Founder Gigi B. Sohn spoke about the issue Thursday, during the symposium at the University of Maryland University College. The group's aim is to represent consumers and the public on technology policy issues.
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