Copyright in the Digital Age

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Minister says search engines must help stop pirates

Minister says search engines must help stop pirates http://www.culture.gov.uk/news/ministers_speeches/8428.aspx Speaking at the Royal Television Society event in Cambridge on 14 September, culture secretary Jeremy Hunt put pressure on Google and other search engines to help stop copyright theft. Mr Hunt said: “We do not allow certain products to be sold in the shops on the […]

EU votes through the Copyright Term Directive

http://www.ppluk.com/en/News–Events/Latest-News/Copyright-term-successfully-extended/ AFTER ALMOST TEN YEARS OF CAMPAIGNING, ARTISTS AND RECORD COMPANIES HAVE WON A FAIR COPYRIGHT TERM On Monday 12 September 2011, the Council of the European Union adopted the Directive increasing the copyright term for performers and record companies from 50 to 70 years from release. The amending Term of Protection Directive had already […]

 
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