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Posted in Digital Single Market (EU) Alastair ShawEva Vonau

DSM Watch: Draft of new Copyright Directive leaked

Apparently, summer season is over in Brussels. Already last week, a comprehensive staff working paper was leaked dealing with the European Commission’s aim to modernize copyright law within the EU. (see our respective blog post). Then on Wednesday, a first draft of the new Copyright Directive became public. It deals with, among other points, new and mandatory limitations … Continue Reading

Posted in Copyright, Policy & Regulation Alastair Shaw

Copyright Report approved by Legal Affairs Committee of EU Parliament. Whole EP to vote on 9 July

Following amendments voted on by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee, a somewhat watered-down version of its report on the implementation of the EU’s 2001 InfoSoc/Copyright Directive* will go forward for further likely amendment and vote by the full Parliament on 9 July 2015.

The full text of the report adopted by the committee, which will form a significant … Continue Reading