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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

More about Orphan Works Act:

by Brad Holland and Cynthia Turner
March 27, 2008
The New “Improved” Orphan Works bill is due out next week. We expect it to be much the same as the last one. Unfortunately, the Orphan Works landscape has changed.
Several groups which opposed the bill last time will not oppose it this time. They’re ready to concede defeat in return for concessions for their groups. They’ve also insisted that no other visual artists speak out against it. They say we must all capitulate in order not to endanger the concessions they want. They say we have to show Congress that artists speak with one voice: theirs.
That creates a problem.

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1 comment:

Marietta said...

Well written article.