MEPs will have a vote on the Directive in July
On 5 July, MEPs will vote on the Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. Articles 11 and 13 that have passed through on the JURI Committee by just one vote will destroy the internet. Write to the Slovenian MEPS and ask them how they will vote.
Copyrights are important for the stimulation of creativity, but the novelties on the table (Article 11 – linking tax and Article 13 – upload filters) are not necessary. The European Parliament needs to prevent these novelties being adopted!
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.