Category Archives: Copyright News

News stories about copyright issues that effect audiovisual archives.

The BBC’s new online archive will let you rediscover gloriously un-PC shows – but oh, the gems they’ve left out

It ain’t half frustrating, Mum! The BBC’s new online archive will let you rediscover gloriously un-PC shows – but oh, the gems they’ve left out  For telly addicts, the announcement that the BBC was throwing open the doors to its … Continue reading

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Fairfax Media reaches agreement over photo archive dispute

Fairfax Media reaches agreement over photo archive dispute Fairfax Media can finally get the remainder of its priceless photo collection digitised after US photo archivers Rogers Photo Archive went into receivership Digitisation of Fairfax Media’s photos will resume after the … Continue reading

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Fairfax Media’s valuable photo archives under threat after Rogers Photo Archive goes into receivership

Fairfax Media’s valuable photo archives under threat after Rogers Photo Archive goes into receivership Thousands of historic photos are in limbo as Fairfax Media tries to save its valuable archive after the US company that holds them went into receivership. … Continue reading

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Digital Underground

Digital Underground Who Will Make Sure The Internet’s Vast Musical Archive Doesn’t Disappear? From the Article: The advent of streaming was a game-changer for someone like Marshall, a connoisseur of older and emerging music surviving beyond mainstream. Material that once … Continue reading

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Could you be fined for illegally streaming movies or TV shows?

Could you be fined for illegally streaming movies or TV shows? Streaming and sharing unauthorised copyrighted content is illegal. Katie Morley asks what will happen to culprits who are caught You can log on to countless websites and indulge your … Continue reading

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ESA Says Preservation of Old Games Encourages Hacking Amid Dispute With Digital Rights Group

ESA Says Preservation of Old Games Encourages Hacking Amid Dispute With Digital Rights Group The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are embroiled in a dispute over preservation of older video games and the use of modified … Continue reading

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