EU Commission: Copyright "reform": Directive: Proposal for Copyright in the Digital Single Market


See the full text: Directive: Proposal for Copyright in the Digital Single Market (IGEL via IPKat, pdf)

and see: It could not be worse: Draft proposal for the copyright directive leaked (IGEL, link)

"We have just received the draft proposal of the European Commission for a new copyright directive. It shall complement – i.e. in general not amend – other directives inter alia the InfoSoc directive from 2001. As it had to be expected from the Impact Assessment that was leaked last week, the draft reads like an answer to the wish list of the publishing industry. Here comes a first assessment."

And: What the heck is ancillary copyright and why do we call it the Link Tax? (Open Media, link)

Also: Commission Staff Working Document: Impact Assessment on the modernisation of EU copyright rules (182 pages, pdf)

 

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