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COMMUNIA policy paper on the proposed orphan works directive

Vydalo lottebelice Čt., 2011-10-27 14:42

Today the COMMUNIA International Association presents its first policy paper. The paper analyzes the European Commission’s proposed directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works (COM/2011/0289) in the light of its effects on the Public Domain. The paper contains suggestions for improving the directive to make it more suitable to the stated objective of increasing access to cultural heritage material that is currently locked away by a dysfunctional copyright system.

Read more on the COMMUNIA website.