Britain’s ARR scheme can be seen as a prototype of much wider reaching changes to the meaning of copyright currently being discussed in the UK.
In January 2013, Senator Gary Humphries placed questions on notice to the relevant Australian Federal Arts Minister, seeking details about the operations of the Australian ARR. The answers supplied reveal some serious structural problems that are inherent to the scheme’s origins in the UK compulsory, collective management model.
|A busy (and clueless) Bruno while |
trying to get a clue about
royalty payment schemes
|Waiting for his royalty|
payment (and some food)