Factual information, such as stock market data, weather reports, topographical data and business news, Is rapidly becoming a very valuable commodity. And wherever business is booming, piracy is looming. Can copyright law provide adequate protection? is there a conflict between a copyright in works of fact And The freedom of expression? Protecting Works of Fact is about these and other dilemma's of information law. The book contains a collection of articles written by legal scholars and practitioners. Most articles were originally presented at the 'Copyright in Information' conference of the Institute for Information Law (University of Amsterdam), which was held in Amsterdam on December 1, 1989.