[Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Thu May 2 06:54:31 UTC 2013

David Gerard, 02/05/2013 08:35:
> As usual, Orlowski is trolling for clicks. Here's the actual text:
> http://niaccurshi.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/orphan-works-enterprise-and-regulatory.html

If that's it, the law is completely useless, it just parrots general EU 
regulations. The big question in Europe is what qualifies as a "diligent 
search": I don't know if as usual UK wants to decide on its own, in any 
case it would be useful for WMUK to ask a committee or whatever to 
assist the Secretary of State in the decision and to be appointed/heard 
in such committee. Usually they only listen to publishers and sometimes 


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