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Launch Website A Farewell to the Dutch East Indies

12 January 2009 On the 18th of December Mr. J.C.G. Wiebenga, chairman of the foundation Het Gebaar (‘The Gesture’), opened the website A Farewell to the Dutch East Indies belonging to the National Archive in The Hague. Mrs. M. Bussemaker, State Secretary of Health, welfare and sport received the book Verhalen in documenten over het Afscheid van Indië (Stories in documents about the farewell of the Dutch East Indies), which is linked to the project.
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Stakeholder workshop Commercial versus Non-Commercial in Copyright

12 January 2009 The European Greenbook ‘Copyright in the Knowledge Economy’ (‘Europese Groenboek 'Auteursrecht in de Kenniseconomie') has set Dutch museums and archives in motion. In October representatives of Dutch heritage foundations gathered in an open brainstorm for a joint reaction to the European thought development concerning copyright.
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Knowledgeland investigates VoD-market

17 March 2008 The desire to research AV-heritage options on the VoD-market instigated this quick scan. With this quick scan Knowledgeland would like to indicate the leading trends. The VoD market is expanding. The film industry is following the music industry with a trend of vertical integration of the value chain. In the battle of getting the consumers’ attention, content suppliers are seeking possibilities to supply directly to the consumer.