Monday, September 23, 2019

Alice Lee and Brendan Clift: "From Fair Dealing to User-Generated Content: Legal La La Land in Hong Kong" (forthcoming book chapter)

Alice Lee and Brendan Clift
in  Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Wee Loon Ng-Loy, Haochen Sun (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright Limitations and Exceptions (CUP forthcoming July 2020)
Introduction In March 2016, the Hong Kong government abandoned its latest attempt to reform copyright law for the digital era. Notwithstanding strong support from the business sector, opposition to the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 had become a crusade for civil rights activists and internet user interest groups, who protested it online and outside the legislature, and also for pro-democracy lawmakers, who filibustered tirelessly until the Bill’s demise... Click here to read the full text. 

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