For anyone with an interest in copyright issues, particularly in the online environment, there is an excellent event on today at the LSE organized by Ian Brown of the OII and at which I’ll be speaking (briefly) on the subject of “How can we maximise copyright’s return to society?” More details below.
Musicians, fans and online copyright
Wednesday 19 March 2008 14:00 - 17:00
- John Kennedy, CEO of IFPI
- Paul Sanders, Director of Strategy at Playlouder
- Becky Hogge, Open Rights Group
- Adrian Brazier, DBERR
- Lilian Edwards, Southampton University
- Rufus Pollock, Cambridge University
- Michelle Childs, Knowledge Ecology International
- Wendy Grossman, musician / freelance journalist
Location: Old Theatre, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom.
This Wednesday afternoon we have a great selection of speakers for our free OII/LSE event on music and copyright. Come along to find out what the government, music industry, publishers and independent experts are thinking about ideas like 3-strikes-and-you’re-disconnected; scanning ISP traffic for copyright works; and notice and takedown regimes.
Full programme at: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/events/details.cfm?id=186