Statement on the EU Copyright Directive

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.

CEPIC will continue to work for a clear identification of images online with attribution of source and copyright holders. We will also monitor closely a number of elements in the Directive and minimise impact: Works of Visual Art in the Public Domain, Out of Commerce Works, proper reward of all stakeholders in the image value chain.