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Researchers dive into copyrights and wrongs of the download age

ZDNet - The University of Glasgow will be home to a research centre that will examine how copyright is changing and the need for new business models for distributing creative content.

The Centre for Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise, and Technology (CREATe) will seek to address the challenges that are presented to businesses and government by an increasingly digital world, while helping policy makers develop new regulatory frameworks around copyright.

"TheUK creative sector is the largest in the world and worth £60 billion a year, or about 6 percent of GDP," CREATe director, Professor Martin Kretschmer told ZDNet. "If you've got issues such as whether copyright exceptions facilitate new services or kill existing businesses, the right answer matters greatly."