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Friday November 27, 2015

Private Copies Of Music Are Illegal Again In The UK

While this wasn't unexpected, it still sucks for our brothers and sisters across the pond. frown

Following the CJEU's decision in the Reprobel case (reported here and here), it is perhaps not surprising that the UK Intellectual Property Office has announced that it is to abandon the UK's private-copying exception which was introduced in October 2014, and which was effectively declared illegal by the High Court in July of this year, and so had to be withdrawn.