The FAC welcomes today’s Hargreaves Report.
Taking an optimistic viewpoint, we are very much in favour of the idea of the Rights Exchange that gives an equal weight to the enforcement of rights holders and to encouraging the easier, broader licensing of those same rights. That is a powerful and compelling combination. Hargreaves’ proposal of a Rights Exchange will achieve this and the artist/creator community is the unifying element that can help make it real. Read more