On 12 September the European Parliament voted 448 to 226 the amended version of the Copyright Directive that was originally rejected on 5 July after the most controversial passages of the law have been watered down. If the directive goes through, it will be the result of 10 years of work to solve the “Transfer of Value” in the digital eco-system. What is in the directive for picture agencies and for photographers?
On the technical feasability of EU reform efforts – without censorship and upload filters. Just before the vote on the new proposal for the EU Copyright Directive, Copytrack addressed MEP’s with the following letter.
On 06 September, ahead of the vote on the EU Copyright Directive on 12 September and on behalf of authors society GESAC, Harris Interactive published a survey on “Copyright and US Tech Giants: What are the expectations in Europe?”
On 14 September 2016: the European Commission presents a draft Directive to modernize copyright in the Digital Single Market. A look back on two years and a look ahead.
On O5 July 2018 the European Parliament voted against the negotiation proposed by the Legal Affairs Committee, adopted on 20 June 2018, for the EU Copyright Directive proposal. What happens next?
The European Commission is proposing to create the first ever Digital Europe programme – a new programme part of the “Single Market, Innovation and Digital” chapter of the EU’s long-term budget proposal – and invest €9.2 billion to align the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027 with increasing digital challenges. The Commission’s proposal focusses on five … Continued
On 05 July 2018 the European Parliament voted against the negotiation proposed by the Legal Affairs Committee, adopted on 20 June 2018, for the EU Copyright Directive proposal. CEPIC regrets this rejection following four years of tireless work with EU institutions but will continue to work towards a balanced solution for a fair online marketplace for the creative sector and against online piracy.
Plans to update of EU copyright rules for today’s online world and ensure fair pay for artists and journalists were backed bv the Legal Affairs Committee on Wednesday.
This article summarizes the recent positive developments in Google Image Search.
On May 15th 2018, the Open Internet Project held a conference “In the aftermath
of the Google Search (Comparison Shopping) decision: Fair and equal treatment of digital
businesses” in Brussels, with the participation of MEPs Dr. Andreas Schwab, EPP Coordinator in the
Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee and Mr. Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Liberal
ECON coordinator, member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.