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CREATe Public Lecture on YouTube: ‘Reflecting on the Public Voice in Copyright Consultations’

On 25 November, CREATe held our first Public Lecture of the 2020-2021 term, which was also the first Public Lecture held entirely online. The central presentation by Lee Edwards and Giles Moss on their project, Improving Deliberation, Improving Copyright was … Continue reading

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Just published: Copy This Book! What Data Tells Us about Copyright and the Public Good

CREATe Fellow and Law Professor at the University of Illinois, Paul Heald presents his new book, looking at the state of copyright in the twenty-first century CREATe saw it first!  Much of the data collected in Copy This Book!: What … Continue reading

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CREATe Online Public Lecture ‘Reflecting on the Public Voice in Copyright Consultations’

We are delighted to open booking for our first Public Lecture of the 2020-2021 academic year. Although we are unable to hold the event in the University of Glasgow's beautiful Humanities Lecture Theatre as usual, we will be hosting it … Continue reading

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Adopting a Stakeholder-centric approach to copyright consultation

Today, CREATe publishes ‘Improving Deliberation, Improving Copyright’, authored by Lee Edwards and Giles Moss. The Report can be found here, and the Toolkit which forms the companion piece, can be found here. This is highly innovative research with the potential … Continue reading

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From infringement to exception: why the rules on data mining in Europe need to change

CREATe are delighted to announce the publication of a new working paper by Christian Geib, PhD Candidate Humanities & Social Sciences, Law School, University of Strathclyde which explores copyright, database law and text mining in the European context.

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Published today: consequences of defining the public domain in economic terms

CREATe researcher Kris Erickson has today published an article in the open access Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics. The article reviews literature from law and economics which defines the public domain in economic terms. This approach to the public domain … Continue reading

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CREATe March Lecture Event: Making an Open Information Age

On 16th March 2016, CREATe will host a public lecture by Dr. Rufus Pollock, titled ‘Making an Open Information Age: Power, freedom and inequality in an age of bits‘. Many in CREATe will be familiar with his trailblazing work on … Continue reading

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How crowdsourcing might solve the astronomical challenge of copyright clearance

Memory institutions across Europe hold millions of documents and works of art that they would like to make digitally available. But the cost of clearing copyright in each one presents costs that many institutions can’t overcome. CREATe researchers are involved … Continue reading

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Ian Hargreaves and Julia Reda on Copyright Reform: Can Incremental Progress Achieve Results?

One the of the highlights of the recent EPIP 2015 conference in Glasgow was an opening keynote discussion by Professor Ian Hargreaves (Cardiff University) and MEP Julia Reda (Greens/EFA Group/Pirate Party), on the subject of copyright reform. For the 200 … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Buccafusco Public Lecture: Experiments on Creativity

On Tuesday 10 March, visiting scholar Christopher Buccafusco (IIT Chicago-Kent) delivered a public lecture as part of CREATe’s March line-up of events. His highly stimulating and compelling presentation took place in the suitably arranged Humanities Lecture Theatre at the University … Continue reading

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