INVITATION to DSM Directive webinars
Between 16 June and 24 June 2020, Communia has decided to organise a series of four webinars on the provisions of the new Directive EU 2019/790 on Copyright and Related Rights in the Digital Single Market.
As the DSM Directive implementation date is fast approaching and EU Member States are stepping up their processes for implementation (track the implementation status in EU Member States here). Slovenia has invited the stakeholders to submit their written observations and suggestions until 30 April 2020.
The following webinars will be held, all of which will take place between 10:00 and 11:00:
– Press Publishers’ Right (Art. 15) – 16 June;
– Text and Data Mining and Education Exceptions (Arts. 3-5) – 17 June;
– Use of Content by Online Platforms (Art. 17) – 23 June;
– Cultural Heritage Provisions (Arts. 6, 8-11, 14) – 24 June.
Each webinar has a limit of 30 participants. In order to attend the webinar, a registration at least 24 hours beforehand is necessary, please register here.
For more information on the webinars, see here.
The French government has a new plan for Europe that could help the EU compete with the US tech giants: the digital commons.
The International Association of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), PAC Centre for digital preservation, hosted at the National Library of Poland is holding a series of 10 webinars on basic understanding of digitisation projects.
Communia, a non-governmental organisation that advocates for policies that expand the public domain and increase access to and reuse of culture and knowledge, issued twenty new copyright policy recommendations for the next decade.
The DSM Directive entered into force in June 2019 and the deadline for implementation expired on 7 June 2021. On 23 June 2021, the Commission launched multiple infringement procedures and sent letters of formal notice to Slovenia and 22 other Member States that had failed to notify it of the full transposition of the Directive. Slovenia remains among the 14 Member States against which the Commission is continuing the infringement procedure. On 19 May 2022, the Commission sent reasoned opinions to Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, France, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Sweden.