Kroes said she thought “the system has ended up giving a more prominent role to intermediaries than to artists”. She continued: “It irritates the public, who often cannot access what artists want to offer and leaves a vacuum which is served by illegal content, depriving the artists of their well-deserved remuneration.”
Excellent summary here by Neelie Kroes of the actual problem with copyright law that needs root-and-branch reform – I hope Cameron’s advisers are listening to her rather than the industry lobbyists.
“This is very serious. We feel the BPI may have deliberately misled politicians and Ofcom when discussing how useful their evidence really is.”
- Open Core By The Numbers
Interesting and useful statistics that deserve some closer study.
Apologies for the delay in posting links today – it was a problem at Delicious.
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