Members of the European Parliament adopted on the 21st January their position on the proposal for a regulation on a Single Market for Digital Services (Digital Services Act), amending the eCommerce directive from 2000.
Digital Single Market
As part of a wide coalition of cultural and creative organisations, CEPIC co-signed the attached statement to urge the European Parliament to make meaningful improvements to the text of the Digital Services Act that will be voted on in plenary on Thursday 20th January. Read the full statement .
The EU Commission presented its plans for new digital laws on December 15th 2020. The current regulations for digital services and online platforms in the EU are 20 years old. CEPIC participated in the EU public consultation in August/September. All links and documents may be found in this area.
The platform-to-business Regulation was adopted on 20 June 2019.
The Commission has launched a public consultation on the Database Directive “to understand better how the Database Directive is used, to evaluate its impact on users and to identify possible needs of adjustment”. Deadline to respond is 30 August 2017.
CEPIC urges the Commission to translate its strong political commitment to achieve a fairer allocation of value generated by the online distribution of copyrighted content into meaningful legal solutions to remedy the transfer of value in the image sector and provide a level playing field in the online market.
Pedro Almodóvar, Charles Aznavour, Andrea Bocelli, Daniel Buren, Ennio Morricone, Alejandro Sanz, Albert Uderzo and over 1000 other creators urge the Commission to properly address the transfer of value taking place at their expense online.
MEPs advocate for copyright liability of online platforms in order to remove distortions in the digital market and to provide better conditions for creators and consumers.
On 25 May, the European Commission presented their approach to online platforms.
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