[LINK] Copyright in adapted works [was Digital copyright ...]

Janet Hawtin lucychili at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 22:42:00 AEST 2008

There have been efforts at WIPO by broadcasters to lobby for copyright
on any material that they broadcast. This is interesting when you
think about news collecting agencies having permission to capture
information which other people may not.
It also is interesting if you think about the idea that it aligns
copyright with the pipes
rather than with the creative relationship. It makes it interesting if
the broadcasters
with those kinds of privileges become the main carriers because then
it would be difficult to express ideas without handing over

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