Daily Archives: October 3, 2009

Orphan Works (unclear copyright)

http://www.archivists.org/standards/OWBP-V4.pdf From the introduction:“‘Orphan works’ is a term used to describe the situation in which the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyright owner. Proposed orphan works legislation, such as the Orphan Works Act of 2008 (H.R. 5889) and the Shawn Bentley Orphan ...

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