as books, films, music, databases and computer programs. Copyright determines the conditions under which such content can be used. Copyright for specific uses - e.g. duplication - in particular requires [...] Directive, the Commission wants to bring copyright into line with these changes. For this purpose it wants to - introduce three additional restrictions on copyright (Art. 3-5), - facilitate the acquisition [...] introduce an EU-wide ancillary copyright for press publishers (Art. 11), - allow press publishers to share in the compensation for rightholders for restrictions of copyright (Art. 12), - strengthen the
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all conditions are not met to consider full alignment of copyright rules across the EU in the form of a single copyright code and single copyright title, this should remain an aspiration for the future,” [...] action plan to modernise EU copyright rules. The plan is built on four complementary pillars of equal importance: Widening access to content across the EU, exceptions to copyright rules for an innovative and
The Commission carried out a review of the existing copyright rules between 2013 and 2016 with the objective to “ensure that copyright and copyright-related practices stay fit for purpose in the new [...] new opportunities for consumers to access copyright-protected content have materialised. Even though the objectives and principles laid down by the EU copyright framework remain sound, there is a need [...] between national copyright regimes and allow for wider online access to works by users across the EU”. This Communication highlighted the importance to enhance cross- border access to copyright-protected content
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to allow Europeans to travel with their online content as well as an action plan to modernise EU copyright rules, it said in a press statement. At present, Europeans travelling within the EU may be cut [...] States, the Commission reminded. In addition, the Commission outlined its vision of a modern EU copyright framework. This "political preview" will be translated into legislative proposals and policy initiatives [...] Oettinger, said. “Our action plan gives the direction for further reform in spring next year: we want a copyright environment that is stimulating, fair, rewards investment in creativity and makes it easier for
intended modernisation of the European legal framework for copyrights increases the possibility of creating an EU-wide online provision of copyright protected goods and services. Besides it facilitates the
development of specific policies under the Digital Single Market – in areas such as Internet platforms, copyrights, and privacy – to ensure that their effects will encourage stronger commercial ties between the [...] goals for our engagement in the digital economy,” she wrote. Please see also our cepInput on copyright issues and on net neutrality .
Commission has announced a reform of the copyright rules in the EU before the end of this year. It intends to reduce the differences between national copyright rules by way of harmonised exceptions. The [...] Copyright in the Digital Single Market (Directive) [+] [...] facilitate the use of protected content for public interest purposes by way of restrictions on copyright. At the same time it wants to ensure fair remuneration for rightholders and press publishers.
In the digital age copyright-protected works are often made available and used cross-border especially via the internet. Service providers want to offer their services across the Member States just as
leads to distortions of competition. Overall, cep criticises the introduction of an ancillary copyright for press publishers because it prevents news aggregators from linking press articles by way of