Photographers Respond to British Orphan Works bill

11 03 2010

There has been some gnashing of the teeth regarding the proposed Digital Economy Bill which is being proposed in the United Kingdom. A British photography group has responded and recently posted their briefing paper. This is a great argument for the problems with an orphan works bill.

My understanding from congress is that there is no Orphan Works proposal at this time, but I have a feeling that it will be dropped on us with little warning when it is introduced, so it is great to have these arguments sorted out. The British comments are well thought out and useful for any OW debate.

Find them here: http://copyrightaction.com/blog/epuk-lords-briefing-paper

Thanks to those in GB who are fighting for rights that photographers throughout the globe value.

-A

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