§ Baroness Anelay of St Johns
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Further to the Written Answer by Lord Sainsbury of Turville on 12 March (WA 74), who are the "key interests" with whom the Government are continuing to have dialogue with regard to the possible repeal of the exception to copyright in Section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. [HL3349]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)
There is an ongoing dialogue with the representatives of right holders who favour a repeal of Section 72. It will be important to engage with those who would have to pay a public performance royalty as a result of any change to Section 72 before any decisions are taken.