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Authors and publishers struggling in wake of Canadian copyright reform

Submitted by jboyd on Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:13

In an article with CBC News, John Degen, Executive Director of the Writers' Union of Canada, claims that the changes in Canadian copyright law are reducing the income and output of authors and leading to the exclusion of local texts in schools in favour of cheaper or free foreign works.  80% of authors earn less than the poverty line from their writing and publishers are struggling to survive, especially in the educational field.

See full article here