DSM Directive implementation submissions are published!
The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology (MGRT) has published the stakeholders’ written submissions on implementation of EU Directives 2019/789 laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television and radio programmes and 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market.
In March, MGRT called upon stakeholders to submit their written submissions on the Directives’ implementation by 30 April 2020. Now, all 46 submissions have been published and MGRT has invited the stakeholders to comment on the submissions and to submit their comments by 30 June 2020 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IPI has cooperated with the stakeholders, such as the educational institutions, CHIs, researchers, TDM perfomers, and assisted in drafting the submissions, and will continue to do so in the Directive implementation process.
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