Articles | Susan Hall · IP/ICT Lawyer

Articles - 1 tagged ‘Television’

Format Shifting

Pathe phonograph 1898

On 1 June 2014 format shifting becomes legal in the UK. People will be allowed to make a reasonable number of copies of works which they own, but only for private, non-commercial reasons. No longer will consumers who back up their ebooks or copy songs from their CD collection to an MP3 player be infringing copyright. The rights are not limited to works in digital form, although the new exception excludes computer programs, which have a separate regime authorising back-ups.

Read Article...

Article tagged with: