The European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the proposed regulation on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services in February 2019.
The SNAPIG (National Union of Photographic Agencies of General Illustration), French national association member of our coordination, has brought to CEPIC’s knowledge the project envisaged by major French museums to start “Open Access” for the high-definition photographic reproductions of their collections.
In reaction to the DG Comp Director General Johannes Laitenberg’s comment at the ICN Annual Conference on Google’s compliance with the Google Search prohibition decision, the Open Internet Project (OIP) reemphasises the importance of the decision and the respective compliance mechanism as a landmark precedent for the entire European digital market.
CEPIC welcomes the adoption of the EU copyright directive as the recognition of the important role played by online sharing platforms in the online eco-system dealing with copyrighted material.
The 2nd big industry survey “image market – business trends 2019” of the German Association of Professional Image Providers (BVPA) in cooperation with the study course Photojournalism and Documentary Photography of the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts under the direction of Prof. Lars Bauernschmitt delivers its findings.
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.
CEPIC expresses its extreme disappointment at the EU copyright Directive as we see that last minute compromises were reached that will directly hurt CEPIC members specialised in fine art, history and vintage photography.
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 Dreamstime complaint against Google filed in the USA is going forward.