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by paul-c
Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Digitizing 1960s music magazines
Replies: 7
Views: 8140

Digitizing 1960s music magazines

Thanks AndyJ. All of this advice gives me a good basic understanding of the copyright status of what I previously considered ephemera from the past - ie magazines and advertising etc. It's interesting that there's an elaborate legal framework covering such things and I was unaware of this. Thanks ag...
by paul-c
Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Digitizing 1960s music magazines
Replies: 7
Views: 8140

Digitizing 1960s music magazines

I have read the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (thanks to AndyJ) and understand according to Section 20 - "Infringement by communication to the public" making the magazines available on a video sharing website is clearly prohibited. Especially in light of Section 20 (2) (b): the making avai...
by paul-c
Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Digitizing 1960s music magazines
Replies: 7
Views: 8140

Thanks AndyJ - crystal clear.

I'll just have to invite people to park benches at designated times where they can sit and read the paper magazines - won't get into trouble that way...
by paul-c
Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Digitizing 1960s music magazines
Replies: 7
Views: 8140

Digitizing 1960s music magazines

Thanks Nick for the reply - it's good to see all of the mags have been digitized although Proquest aren't exactly making their resources accessible to the average punter. Pop magazines shouldn't have to be locked up within academia like this - all a bit silly.. Proquest have the entire runs of the p...
by paul-c
Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:30 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Digitizing 1960s music magazines
Replies: 7
Views: 8140

Digitizing 1960s music magazines

Hi. After much unfruitful searching on the copyright status of magazines such as Melody Maker and New Music Express I thankfully chanced upon this forum. After reading some posts relating to magazine copyright I understand that under UK law the magazines are under copyright until at least 70 years a...