Who Owns The Copyright? (A Tale Of Orphans)

A big problem with the current copyright laws is that it’s difficult or impossible to trace the owners of the vast majority of older works protected by copyright. “Even if the risk of a copyright infringement claim is low, creators who build on another’s work do not want to take the risk of getting sued. Copyright owners can ask for up to $150,000 damages per work infringed.” Now the US copyright office is trying to address the problem, and asking for help.