IGF Forum 2021, Remote hub: Intellectual property: the evolution of copyright in the digital age, challenges and impact of User Generated Content platforms
The Internet has opened the doors of the world to those who are now simply called 'content creators'. From established artistic forms such as illustration, music and books, new forms of cultural sharing have spread within a few years thanks to next-generation video and content.
User-generated content (UGC) generates a turnover of billions of dollars a year. However, the rights of content creators are less and less protected. From misuse of material to economic exploitation without compensation, how have UGC platforms handled these issues?