Rights holders ponder the death of copyright



Westminster eForums are generally fairly dry affairs but, perhaps due to the passion of the creative industries, yesterday’s copyright shindig was an extremely lively affair.

The debate came in the wake of the passage into law earlier this year of the Digital Economy Act. As we reported yesterday, the libertarian Tory peer Lord Lucas noted at the event that many in his noble House were keen to review the act, but that was little surprise — he was a longstanding opponent to many of its terms.

Link: http://www.zdnet.co.uk/blogs/communication-breakdown-10000030/rights-holders-ponder-the-death-of-copyright-10018015/