Convergence Review missed its chance to champion positive fair use rights in user-generated content

The Conversation published my analysis of user-generated content issues in the Convergence Review.

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I argue that the Convergence Review claims to argue for a light touch on the regulation of user-generated content, but allows for several backdoors to regulation that could be quite broad. I also argue that it is a missed opportunity to push for user’s rights to  positive fair use of copyright material.

Read the full article:

Rintel, S. (2012, May 2). Convergence Review: A bet each way on user-generated contentThe Conversation (Online).

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