A new CEPIC survey: Liability of online platforms

The European Commission envisages legislation in this area and has launchd a Europe-wide and public survey on online platfoms. By answering the survey below, you will support CEPIC in submitting an answer.

The future of copyright reform in the EU

Strasbourg, 24 November 2015 Speech by Vice-President Ansip in charge of the Digital Single Market at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) of the University of Strasbourg Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be with you today here in in Strasbourg. I very much look forward to our discussion. Mais avant … Continued

Amended Julia Reda report as a compromise

On 16 June 2015, the legal affairs committee of the European Parliament adopted the non-binding report of Pirate MEP Julia Reda on copyright reform with 23 votes in favour and two against. The report has been largely amended.

Antitrust: Commission launches e-commerce sector inquiry

The European Commission has today launched an antitrust competition inquiry into the e-commerce sector in the European Union. The sector inquiry will focus particularly on potential barriers erected by companies to cross-border online trade in goods and services where e-commerce is most widespread such as electronics, clothing and shoes, as well as digital content.

Digital Single Market Strategy: European Commission agrees areas for action

The Juncker Commission has made it a priority to remove these obstacles and create a Digital Single Market: making the EU’s single market freedoms “go digital”, and boosting growth and jobs on our continent. The College of Commissioners today had a first discussion on the Digital Single Market Strategy due in May – and set out the main areas the Commission will focus its work on to trigger real changes for consumers and businesses alike.