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Submission + - Belgian rightsholders group wants to charge libraries for READING BOOKS TO KIDS (thenextweb.com)

BSAtHome writes: People with a healthy interest in fundamental freedoms and basic human rights have probably heard about SABAM, the Belgian collecting society for music royalties, which has become one of the global poster children for how outrageously out of touch with reality certain rightsholders groups appear to be....

This morning, word got out in Belgian media that SABAM is spending time and resources to contact local libraries across the nation, warning them that they will start charging fees because the libraries engage volunteers to read books to kids.

Volunteers. Who – again – READ BOOKS TO KIDS.

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Belgian rightsholders group wants to charge libraries for READING BOOKS TO KIDS

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