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by marshlander
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: New orphan works legistlation
Replies: 4
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New orphan works legistlation

The Copyright and Rights in Performances (Licensing of Orphan Works) Regulations 2014 comes into force soon. While some guidance on orphan works will be good from clarity I fear that the decision to charge a ' reasonable fee' will be very negative to small history based websites like mine. I am comm...
by marshlander
Tue May 08, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Why does a long dead author need copyright?
Replies: 1
Views: 7174

Why does a long dead author need copyright?

I run several local/ family history websites and I try very hard not to breach copyright which is a real problem given the nature of material on my site. When did the author die - who has the copyright now- does the person who is offering me old photos etc actually own the copyright are all daily qu...