New Copyright legislation from June

The below links will take you to the specific legilsation:-

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111112717

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111112700

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111112731

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111112755

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111112694


“The UKIPO explains the changes thus:-

The government is making a series of small but important changes to copyright law to make it better suited for the digital age. These changes will affect how you can use content like books, music, films and photographs. They will also introduce greater freedoms in copyright law to allow third parties to use copyright works for a variety of economically and/or socially valuable purposes without the need to seek permission from copyright owners. Protections for the interests of copyright owners and creators are built in to the proposed changes.

The government is committed to achieving strong, sustainable and balanced growth that is shared across the country and between industries. These changes are the result of extensive consultation with all interested parties. They will come into force on 1 June 2014.”

Michael Coyle



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