IPTC is looking for members and experts with experience in defining licensing information in a machine-readable way to help adapt IPTC’s RightsML standard according to the new ODRL Recommendation, which will specifically address the needs of the news industry.
The vote in the Legal Committee (JURI) of the European Parliament on the Report on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market has been postponed for the second time. Why and what does it mean?
MetaGer is non-commercial, run by the German NGO ‘SUMA-EV – Association for Free Access to Knowledge’. It relies little on advertising as a source of income, instead being financed largely by donations and SUMA-EV membership fees.
Twenty-three rightholders organisations adressed a joint statement to MEP Axel Voss on the “transfer of value”.
We welcome the Commission’s stance that “what is illegal offline is also illegal online” – this is paramount to the protection of intellectual property and copyright in particular.
CEPIC and EVA invited to a “working breakfast” on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: Images, Search Engines, Framing in the European Parliament. CEPIC’s presentation is now available.
If you couldn’t attend the IPTC Conference this year, you can review the material from your desk!
A first step towards fair remuneration for authors in the digital world has been made!
Un premier pas vers la juste rémunération des créateurs !
CEPIC submitted a ccompetition complaint at the European Commission in November 2013. In April 2016, there followed a second competition complaint of Getty Images. Google is accused of leveraging its dominant position in general web search to favour its own service: Google Images.
European Commission – Fact Sheet – The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.