The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act was granted royal assent at the end of April 2013, establishing a new Competition and Markets Authority and making several important changes regarding copyright that directly affect visual artists. DACS (Design and Artists Copyright Society) gives its response to the Act.
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Is a campaign to raise the threshold of the Artist’s Resale Right in the UK a threat to the incomes of already low-paid artists or a justifiable attempt to protect the art market infrastructure?
Technology has transformed the way we live – and ways in which artists make work – since the UK’s copyright rules were last amended. The Government has developed proposals “intended to make copyright rules more flexible, and better suited to today’s needs.”