Monday, January 24, 2011

The digital rights issue: one solution

The digital rights issue: one solution | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics:
"And it is simply:

Set a time period for reverting digital rights at 3, 5 or 7 years. Make sure this is independent of print rights, or at least make sure that a publisher can hold print rights even while digital rights revert. If you like, allow for a renegotiation of key points at these break years rather than a reversion, but ensure that YOU have the right to revert nonetheless."