Copyrights must be balanced with Constitutional Rights

How does the right to education and science limit copyright law?

In October 2022, a significant development took place in Finland, when the Parliament’s Constitutional Law Committee found that the government’s draft implementation of the Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive) was not in accordance with the Finnish Constitution. The Committee found that it conflicted with human rights – namely the right to education and science under Section 16 of the Finnish Constitution.

You can read more here. This article was prepared for LIBER by Benjamin White.