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An orphan work is a work presumed to have copyright protection, but whose owner cannot be located even after a reasonably diligent search conducted in good faith. The proposal would limit, or in some cases eliminate, the damages available against an infringer of an orphan work.
- 10 Mar 2006
Animal rights group PETA are filing a lawsuit on behalf of a monkey who took a selfie in 2011.
- 23 Sep 2015
Proposed copyright changes to alter the way orphan works can be used in the UK has caused protest worldwide.
- 21 Nov 2012
Photo-organisation slams government plans to change copyright law.
- 5 Nov 2009
An E-petition set up to demand that the government makes a u-turn on ERRB copyright legislation has already gained over 3,000 signatures.
- 1 May 2013
SmugMug has told its users not to worry about the safety of their images, after copyright changes.
- 14 Jun 2013
WinWatermark have launched a new software to protect your images from unauthorised distribution on the internet.
- 2 Apr 2008
Photographers are to meet with the government to discuss what proposed copyright changes will do to their rights.
- 2 May 2013
The UK Intellectual Property Office has released a document that sets straight some of the myths around new copyright laws recently implemented.
- 9 May 2013
British Government to consider and discuss the global future of copyright.
- 16 Dec 2008
Heineken Ireland are feeling the heat after copy-written images appeared on their Heinekenmusic.ie website
- 12 Aug 2008
The estate of the late photographer Bob Carlos Clarke has sued drinks company Pepsi for featuring an image remarkably similar to one of Clarke's in their adverts.
- 22 Oct 2007