When two worlds collide: museum copyright in the digital age

Speakers at the AIPPI World Congress in London discussed whether photos taken on a smartphone of a museum collection can be protected under copyright law. Christian Zimmerman, CEO at DACS, a UK-based non-profit visual artists’ rights management organisation, explained that under UK copyright law, photos would be protected but the new EU directive might call this into question.

Source: When two worlds collide: museum copyright in the digital age

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