Representatives of the audio-visual and sports sectors against Article 13
Is there anyone still supporting Article 13 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market?
Big right holders have recently joined the users, independent creators, academics and experts, who have been warning about the negative effects the provision could have. On 1 December 2018, the representatives of the audio-visual and sports sectors active across the European markets gave a joint statement, in which the expressed their concern about the direction of the ongoing trilogue discussions regarding the so-called Value Gap provision. Because they believe the provision would only benefit big platforms, they want to be excluded from its scope.
Creative Commons (CC) annually holds the CC Global Summit events, bringing together experts from different fields with the purpose of spurring on debates and organising workshops related to Open Access. This year’s CC Global Summit 2021 will be a special event as Creative Commons celebrates 20 years!
This year, IPI collaborated with Communia and the Centrum Cyfrowe, which conducted an international study on the use of copyrighted works during remote teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic. The research is now published, and its results were also presented on 15 September 2021. You are invited to take a look at the survey!
On September 2, 2021, Austria has published a new draft law, which implements DSM Directive. The draft law is in consultation till October 13, 2021. In regards to Art. 17 of the DSM Directive, Austrian draft law is a mixture of the German approach, on which IPI already reported, and Europan Commission’s Guidelines.
On September 6, 2021, Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. in the radio show Studio at 5 pm spoke on the topic of the implementation of the DSM Directive in the Slovenian legal order, emphasizing how necessary it is for the exceptions and limitations of copyright to be widely implemented. You are welcome to listen to the radio show!