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WIPO Talks May Portend Sweeping Broacast-Based Copyright 113

Posted by timothy
from the by-humming-this-tune-you-accept-our-license dept.
An anonymous reader writes "It seems the nasty 'Broadcast Treaty' is rearing its head again in the WIPO talks. This would give a new copyright to what is uncopyrighted or out of copyright material to anyone who broadcasts the material. It essentially re-ups the copyright — not to the original copyright holder, but to the broadcaster, without any contract to the original holder."
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WIPO Talks May Portend Sweeping Broacast-Based Copyright

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