Monthly Archives: May 2013

Coming Soon: Kretschmer’s Comments on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013

In a blog post that will be published here shortly, CREATe Director Professor Martin Kretschmer explains the background to the issue of ‘Orphan Works’ and argues that the protests against the ERRA 2013 are based on a misunderstanding. Kretschmer describes how current protection against unauthorised use of stripped images (i.e. with no embedded metadata) is weak, and that the Orphans provisions in the ERRA 2013 are likely to improve the situation. Continue reading

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