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The UK's burgeoning creative industries are on track to create 1,000 new jobs a week in the next decade, according to new research. As well as growing quickly, the sector is also expected to add roles which are robot-proof in the face of a coming automation wave, according to a report by Nesta and the Creative Industries Council.
. The April 2016 complaint, which Getty has since formally withdrawn, accused Google of creating galleries of “high-resolution, copyrighted content,” and of “promoting piracy resulting in widespread copyright infringement.” Getty also accused Google of distorting search results in favor of its own services. Today’s partnership deal means Google will be able to use Getty Images’ content in its products and services, principally the image search portion of Google search with which Getty took issue. “We will license our market leading content to Google, working closely with them to improve attribution of our contributors’ work and thereby growing the ecosystem,” said Dawn Airey, CEO of Getty Images in a statement. The partnership is the result of conversations between Google, photographers, and publishers about how the search engine could better provide attribution in image search. Last June, Google was hit with a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine by the European Union for manipulating search results to favor its own shopping services over those offered by competitors. The company is now facing increased scrutiny from European regulators over its search engine, which has led Google to make structural changes to some of its services overseas.
Deloitte Access Economics has analysed the impact of shifting from the current fair dealing system to a more flexible approach to copyright law in Australia such as fair use, as well as the key benefits and costs of doing so.
Australia’s digital economy could be worth $139 billion by 2020, but realising its full potential requires significant changes to the nation’s intellectual property regime, a new report argues. Google funded the new Deloitte Access Economics report, Copyright in the Digital Age.
The Turnbull Government is ensuring that the ARTfinder portal will be rolled out nationally to improve access to and participation in the arts for people with disability. ARTfinder is a comprehensive online portal with up to date information for people with disability about arts activities, cultural institutions and events.
Last Monday, February 5th, cultural center Oi Futuro, in Flamengo, opened the first edition of Rio’s “Bienal de Arte Digital”, dedicated to the artistic expressions that dialogue with technology. Until March 18th, the Biennial will promote free exhibitions, debates and scenic performances.