(7 Nov 2020) News from Japan:
The Agency for Cultural Affairs is considering Copyright Law revisions to allow libraries to send digital versions of books directly to readers’ computers or smartphones, triggering fears among publishing houses of copyright infringement and a flood of pirated works.
One proposal is to weaken the control copyright holders have over the digital transmission of their work. That would allow libraries to send digital data to users without obtaining authorization from the copyright holder.
The news in full can be found here.