Orphan works copyright law being considered again in the US ...

MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:

"Heads up, photographers: major changes to US copyright law may be just around the corner, and you may or may not like what’s being proposed. The US Copyright Office recently published a report titled Orphan Works and Mass Digitization, which examines and recommends potential solutions for the issues of orphan works (i.e. the use of copyrighted images when the owner cannot be found) and mass digitization (i.e. projects like Google Books that digitize vast amounts of copyrighted works)."

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