Australian Copyright Scandal Points to the Need for Greater Oversight of Copyright Collectives

Michael Geist, Apr 28, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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As Michael Geist reports, "The Australian copyright community has been shocked by a scandal involving the Copyright Agency, a copyright collective that diverted millions of dollars intended for authors toward a lobbying and advocacy fund designed to fight against potential fair use reforms." I'd love to think that this is an isolated instance, but of course, it's not.

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