Re: Moral rights in corrigenda

From: Graham P Cornish <gp-jm.cornish_at_VIRGIN.NET>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 10:04:12 -0000

I do agree with Charles over this issue - it seems to me to be a bit of a
red herring. But then many fascinating arguments about copyright are just
that but none the less interesting!!

Graham P Cornish
Copyright Circle

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Oppenheim" <C.Oppenheim_at_LBORO.AC.UK>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 9:15 AM
Subject: Re: Moral rights in corrigenda

> Even if there were in theory Moral Rights in corrigenda from referees
> (which I very much doubt), custom and practice tells us there are none -
> for if there were, then those referees would be claiming them already. The
> names of the referees are usually unknown to the author, so how could a
> referee assert moral rights without his/her identity being revealed?
> In a nutshell, anonymous refereeing and moral rights are incompatible with
> one another.
> Charles
> Professor Charles Oppenheim
> Dept of Information Science
> Loughborough University
> Loughborough
> Leics LE11 3TU
> Tel 01509-223065
> Fax 01509-223053
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