World Book and Copyright Day
On 23 April, we celebrate the World Book and Copyright Day. On this day, the creative path of two of the greatest literary names Cervantes and Shakespeare came to an end.
In honour of this day, dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič will give a lecture on copyrights and Creative Commons licenses on the Academy of Fine Arts and Design. At the same time, this is a preliminary event of the Day of Open Knowledge and Culture that will be organized in Ljubljana on 6 May 2019.
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.