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Norway sets a shining example of how access to copyright works can be balanced with fair pay for authors at a fair price to users with new free digital library

Reports have been published today about Bokhylla, a new initiative in Norway making literature available online for free. The National Library of Norway, which is responsible for the project, has so far made available 125,000 works, with the number due to reach 250,000. The news for rightholders, including authors, isn’t as bad as it sounds. The books have only been …

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International Authors Forum to hold first General Meeting on Tuesday, 18th March 2014

The International Authors Forum is delighted to announce that its first General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 18th March at 14.00 GMT. The meeting will be held in London, at the registered office of the IAF. Representatives of member organisations are welcome to attend in person or via teleconference. The meeting will consist of the formal ratification of membership …

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