Friday, August 12, 2005

Orphan Works

Orphan Workswarning: this is a direct link to a PDF file
Cites & Insights, Vol 5, No 10, September 2005
"I say “distinct” because 18 comments (if I count right) are identical to an astonishing 126-page illustrators’ screed,, which in its first four pages denounces Creative Commons, asserts that the whole “orphaned works” concept is part of a movement to “subvert existing copyright protection for other work,” and claims that commercial stockhouses would declare huge quantities of materials “orphan” simply to save money. "

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