Kategorie Reform

Save copyright reform!   Am 3. Juni 2015 - 12:14 Uhr von Tom Hirche

On 16th June 2015, the European Parliament's legal affairs committee will vote on the report on the review of EU copyright rules. The report's author, MEP Julia Reda, calls on everybody to support her (good) work. Weiter

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Oettinger seems confident   Am 5. Mai 2015 - 13:32 Uhr von Tom Hirche

Last week, Markus Keßler from Futurezone.at interviewed EU-Commissioner Günther Oettinger. Besides geoblocking, net neutrality and data preservation, the ancillary copyright for press publishers was also a topic on the list. Weiter

EP Working Group should respect the full range of views   Am 26. März 2015 - 11:26 Uhr von Tom Hirche

Last week, several signatories sent an open letter to the coordinator of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Reform at the European Parliament Jean-Marie Cavada. It calls for an inclusion of the civil society in the process to ensure a balanced representation of views. Weiter

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Other EU Committees tend to agree with Reda's report   Am 17. Februar 2015 - 21:46 Uhr von Tom Hirche

On January 20, Julia Reda, MEP for the German Pirate Party and Vice President of the Greens/EFA group, presented the draft report evaluating 2001's EU copyright directive (InfoSoc) to the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament. Now the other committees concerned with this subject have published their views on the report. Weiter

Now is the time to fix copyright!   Am 17. Februar 2015 - 20:18 Uhr von Tom Hirche

In her article published on The Digital Post, Caroline de Cock, Coordinator of the Copyright4Creativity (C4C) Coalition, claims that now is the time to fix European copyright law. And she is right. Weiter

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Julia Reda publishes draft report for new EU copyright law   Am 20. Januar 2015 - 20:26 Uhr von Tom Hirche

Julia Reda, MEP for the German Pirate Party and Vice President of the Greens/EFA group, has released the draft report evaluating 2001's EU copyright directive (InfoSoc). She is a member of the Committee on Legal Affairs of the EU Parliament and was elected rapporteur on this particular issue in May. Weiter

Experten fordern im Bundestagsausschuss Abschaffung des Leistungsschutzrechts   Am 4. Dezember 2014 - 15:09 Uhr von Tom Hirche

Der Bundestagsausschuss Digitale Agenda lud am gestrigen Mittwoch fünf Sachverständige zu einem öffentlichen Fachgespräch ein. Inhaltlich ging es allgemein um eine Reform des Urheberrechts sowie besonders um das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger.  Weiter