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UK creators given some respite

The UK government has delayed its decision regarding the IPO's proposal to relax the copyright exhaustion laws. A relaxation would have allowed books to enter the UK and be sold at lower prices than those set by the local publishers. If this is an indicator of the government's post-Brexit approach to copyright and trade, UK creators/authors may breathe a (brief) sigh of relief. 

The government has decided not to change copyright exhaustion laws for the time being following a consultation which led to a campaign by the industry.

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copyright, books, brexit, entertainment & media, saveourbooks

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