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Old 07-06-2012, 05:38 AM   #1
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Proposed UK orphan works legislation

According to The Register, the UK government is proposing legislation on orphan works. They say:

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Photographers, illustrators and authors will be amongst those to lose their digital rights under radical new proposals published by the Government today. New legislation is proposed that would effectively introduce a compulsory purchase order, but without compensation, across an unlimited range of creative works, for commercial use.
Opinions? Is The Register overstating their case, or are they reporting this accurately?
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