"Medienkonzerne und Markenhersteller drängen auf den Schutz ihrer Rechte vor Produktpiraten, Nutzer von Kopien wollen sich nicht kriminalisieren lassen. Die Urheber spielen in diesem Konzert bloss die zweite Geige. Ihr gutes Recht zählt wenig, verglichen mit ihrem Marktwert."
"Protection of copyrights owned by authors and publishers has grown significantly more complex in the Internet age. Digital piracy of published products is an expanding problem which must be continuously addressed. This article provides an overview of the scope and many current facets of online piracy affecting publishers, strategies being deployed to prevent the transmission of infringing content via the Internet, and legislative proposals to create enhanced enforcement mechanisms to combat the problem."
This report summarizes research on the perceptions of South African documentary filmmakers about copyright clearance requirements and the effect of such requirements on their work. This work was performed in the context of a larger project exploring how lessons learned from “best practices” projects with documentary filmmakers in the U.S. can help their counterparts in other countries identify and overcome barriers to effective filmmaking posed by escalating copyright clearance requirements.
This paper briefly examines the current regime of copyright law in Morocco and seeks to examine the status of orphan works in Morocco, in lieu its membership as the sole African country in the recently signed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The paper concludes that Morocco can, and ought to, enact exceptions and limitations that facilitate meaningful access to orphan works in both analogue and digital formats.