[LINK] Big media vs. Freelancers: the justices at the digital
Wed, 21 Mar 2001 12:00:20 +1000
Michael - that's Australia. The story which started the thread was US...
From: Michael Lean [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, 21 March 2001 10:50
To: Chirgwin, Richard; email@example.com
Subject: RE: [LINK] Big media vs. Freelancers: the justices at the
At 08:45 21/03/01 +1000, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
>Also: if the journalist loses the IP rights over a work, the publisher can
>present their article without attribution, at least after its original
>publication. Or could onsell it - eg for another company to rehost on its
>site. Etc. So I'm sympathetic to the freelancers here!
I don't know about that. We now have Moral Rights legislation in Oz as part
of the Copyright Act. Unless you specifically agree to your work not
carrying your name, anyone who publishes it without attribution infringes
one of your Moral Rights.