I have completed Japanese translation of the excellent article and now available at my E-Book 2.0 Forum. http://bit.ly/17fS1oZ
It is also relevant to Japan as the Japanese large publishers are lobbying to turn the authors rights into publishers rights before they move into the digital age. The government, on the other hand, is trying to build content distribution platform integrated with copyright clearance authority. It is in fact a revival of 1935-47 wartime regime for censorship.
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