The European Orphan Works Directive: a missed opportunity? | Knowledge Ecology International 2012-06-27


[Use the link to access the full text blog from KEI. “Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) is a not for profit non governmental organization that searches for better outcomes, including new solutions, to the management of knowledge resources. KEI is focused on social justice, particularly for the most vulnerable populations, including low-income persons and marginalized groups”] “Earlier this month, the European Parliament and the European Commission released a new compromise text on orphan works.The Compromise Text is available here: KEI sees the text as a step backwards for access to knowledge. The proposed directive makes far too many compromises, is too limited in terms of the beneficiaries and uses of works, and creates complicated, burdensome and costly procedures and record keeping requirements...”



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06/27/2012, 12:03

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06/27/2012, 12:05