23
January
2019
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11:26
Europe/Amsterdam

Revisions to copyright law have far-reaching implications

Prof Ivan Png, Distinguished Prof at NUS Business School and Dept of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, noted that while copyright law may seem quite arcane to the people on the street, it affects almost everyone. He opined that the business and economic effects of the amended definition of “fair use” and explicitly permitting text and data mining are difficult to predict and hoped that the revisions of our Copyright Act would stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation in the related fields.