"Während sich die offenen Rechtsfragen häufen, blockiert sich die Bundesregierung in der Netzpolitik selbst, meint Konstantin von Notz. Im Interview erklärt der netzpolitische Sprecher der Grünen, warum seine Partei in der Urheberrechtsdebatte nicht zerstritten und mutiger als die Piraten ist."
"The aim of this article is to analyse the different regulatory and practical solutions proposed both in US and EU scenarios to overcome the orphan works’ issue. Orphan works pose a problem because users, who are legally obliged to obtain prior authorization for making works available to the public, are unable to locate and contact the relevant rightsholders. The size of the problem, in terms of the number of works considered orphans or the value of those works, even if difficult to state with precision, is known to be significant." Weiterlesen
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the laws and legal concepts that form the basis for library book lending and how those concepts do or do not apply in the e-book environment.
Design/methodology/approach – The author surveys relevant legal concepts as defined by international copyright treaties and regulations, and conducts a comparative analysis of how these concepts have been applied in the legal systems of Germany, the USA, and Canada. Weiterlesen