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.
The OIP welcomes the French Competition Authority’s decision to order interim measures against Google, and urges the European Commission to follow a similar path
For a better Integration of Europe’s most valuable assets, its cultural and creative sectors.
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.