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Veteran pop star Cliff Richard has campaigned for longer copyright terms of music recordings. © Utrecht Robin/ABACA/Press Association Images

Should we reduce copyright terms?

Yesterday, a Green Party policy went viral after it was tweeted by prominent data freedom campaigners including the writer Cory Doctorow. The party’s manifesto, launched this month, says they would seek to introduce much shorter terms for copyright. A party policy document says that they could reduce…

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