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How US publishers pirated Dickens’ works

How US publishers pirated Dickens’ works Americans were once enthusiastic pirates. The company that eventually became HarperCollins made a fortune pirating the work of Charles Dickens and other British authors. For decades, the U.S. government turned a blind eye to the pirating of intellectual property–and the practice helped some of the country’s largest book publishers […]

Consultation on legal deposit

Consultation on legal deposit The Department for Culture, Media and Sport launched a consultation on 24 February 2012 on the revised draft regulations for the legal deposit of non-print works. Legal deposit is a statutory requirement that a person or group submit copies of their printed publications to the British Library and, on their request, […]

 
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