‘Incomplete copyright exceptions for public lectures in libraries, archives, and museums; but not – yet? – in educational establishments, or online. It’s all an unnecessary mess’

“In a recent comment to my post from last year, on Coronavirus and copyright – or, the copyright concerns of the widespread move to online instruction, I was asked about copyright when giving online lectures for local historical societies. The answer became too long and convoluted for a comment reply, so I thought I’d sketch it here in a post. It should have been a short reply, to the effect that there would be no copyright issues in the way of giving such lectures, but the more I thought about it, and the more I looked at the relevant legislation, the more complicated the answer became …” (more)

[Eoin O’Dell, Cearta, 18 May]

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