COMMUNIA Salon on the German proposal to implement Article 17 revisited
On 17 March 2021, the sixth Communia Salon on the new Directive on Copyright and Related Rights in the Digital Single Market will take place, this time focusing on the German implementation proposal for Article 17. You are welcome to attend!
At the Salon, the German proposal for the implementation of the DSM Directive will be discussed for the second time, after the original proposal was the subject of the third Communia Salon in July last year. Dr. Martin Bittner and dr. Thomas Ewert (both German Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection) will present the new implementation proposal, followed by individual presentations from Julia Reda (former MEP and Project lead control ©), Marco Pancini (Youtube) and Xavier Blanc (AEPO-ARTIS), and an informal Q&A session led by Paul Keller (COMMUNIA / Open Future). The Salon will be moderated by Teresa Nobre.
The event will take place on 17 March 2021 from 15:30 and 17:00 on Zoom, prior registration is required here. Welcome!
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