Nitchevo Squad

French Book Theft Targets American Writers Too

Originally posted on Mike Cane’s xBlog:
Harlan Ellison, Ursula K. Le Guin Among Award-Winning Writers On French “Copyright Theft” List Among the authors I found in the registry are Harlan Ellison, Ursula K. Le Guin, Samuel R. Delany, and R.A. Rafferty. You won’t find them by searching for their names in the author field,…

Scary changes to French copyright law

Originally posted on Ki Agency:
I hadn’t expected to be so political in the early days of this blog, but there’s something drastic going on in France.  Having nobly stood up against the Google Book Settlement, our neighbours across the Channel have ‘done it for themselves’. Books published before 1 January 2001 and currently out…

Echoes of ReLIRE in other languages…

The collection of links to blogs, press articles, analysis of the ReLIRE Project is on our “ReLIRE International Survey” in English We present on this page some links to reviews in other languages. . IN ITALIAN – Italiano – Cecilia Martini – Tropico del Libro : ReLire, inizia in Francia la digitalizzazione “di Stato” Digitalizzazione in […]

French Copyright Grab: the Machine Creaks into Action

Originally posted on Action on Authors' Rights:
On 27 February the French Republic issued a decree implementing the Loi relative à l'exploitation numérique des livres indisponibles du XXe siècle [Law relating to the exploitation in digital form of unavailable 20th century books] which was passed in March last year. For the earlier history of this…

Artist’s measures against ReLIRE – Tools and tricks

Artist’s measures against ReLIRE – Tools and tricks

2013 :: Agency’s Action for the defense of the Author’s Rights :: Mission : To provide assistance to the Foreign Artists lost into the French-only ReLIRE platform + to provide information to the Artists about the French “ReLIRE Project”     Launched : 23 march 2013 Status : current, alive & kicking The Nitchevo Agency’s […]