CEPIC Working Group on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence has made considerable progress in recent years. New tools, new players and also new content have appeared in the visual media licensing industry – some of them are now CEPIC members. Also, legislation around the world is shaping up, as competition between trading blocks (mainly US, EU and Asia) for dominance in this area intensifies.


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 .

Use of content recognition tools for the application of Article 17

The battle over Article 17 continues. New proposals, notably from Germany, call the balance found in the Copyright Directive into question. A recent report to the French government attempts to restore the balance in favour of rights holders and argues that content recognition tools play a central role in this process.