Thursday, April 19, 2007

Story in the EU Observer on April 19th: Copyright Deal Clears Way for European Digital Library From the story: "An EU expert group on digital libraries has agreed to a basic model for handling copyrights for digitalised cultural publications in libraries." Libraries would be responsible for collecting payments for copyright holders, estimated to be 1 Euro per item used (similar to the iTunes payment model).

Another story covering this topic: Report addresses copyright issues linked to digital preservation

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