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EU Policy Unit recommends fairer contracts for copyright creators

Posted at 1:22PM Wednesday 12 Feb 2014

In a study just published today, the EU policy department shows that the UK lacks the legal framework which protects writers in other EU countries. It recommends sweeping changes to ensure that author contracts keep up with technology and provide continuing and fair rewards.

The key points are:

Creators should be given a fair and continuing share in revenue

Contracts for writers and other copyright creators need to The UK offers far less protection for writers than any other EU country

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