Creatives and news publishers will be empowered to negotiate with internet giants thanks to new copyright rules which also contain safeguards on freedom of expression.
IPR & Copyright
30 international organisations representing copyright stakeholders call on the Council and the European Parliament to adopt the Copyright Directive.
CEPIC has joined a call of 28 organisations of the creative industry to adopt the Copyright Directive.
The trilogue negotiations on the EU copyright directive on 13.12. ended, expectedly, without any results on Art.13. Negotiations are postponed until the third week of January 2019.
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?
On 25 April 2018, the Advocate General of the CJEU delivered his Opinion on whether a (visual) work first copied from a freely accessible website to a home server and then uploaded to another website constitutes a “communication to the public“.