January 18, 2022

Video Recording: Panel Discussion at Wikimedia Foundation: “Copyright in the Era of Mass Digitization”

Last night (July 28, 2015) a panel discussion organized by the Wikimedia Foundation and titled, “Copyright in the Era of Mass Digitization” took place at Wikimedia HQ in San Francisco.

The event was also streamed live as a Google Hangout and a recording is now available on YouTube and embedded below. It runs about 90 minutes.

Discussion Focus (via WikiEvent Page):

  • What are the legal challenges associated with mass digitization?
  • How have stakeholders, including tech corporations, Open Internet activists, publishers, libraries, artists, and authors, responded to those challenges?
  • What policy changes may lie ahead?


Pamela Samuelson
UC Berkeley School of Law

Melvin Gibbs
Content Creators Coalition

Yana Welinder
Legal Director
Wikimedia Foundation

Joseph Gratz
Durie Tangri

Lila Bailey
Founding Partner
Law Office of Lila Bailey

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.