By Diego Naranjo

The current European copyright system is broken. We need to repair it as soon as possible, in a way that respects the rights and values of European citizens and creators – not only those of intermediaries such as publishers, record companies or collecting societies!

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The European Commission has set in its agenda reforming copyright as one of the foundations to build the Digital Single Market. We welcome the attempt to do so because EU’s copyright legislation is outdated. However, given the dangerous threats which are present in the proposal launched by the European Commission (see here), we will need to monitor the developments of the proposal very closely.

In this document pool we will be adding all the relevant documents on the EU copyright reform that will be published or leaked. This will allow you to follow the developments of this crucial file for EU citizens’ rights to access to culture, and to their freedom of expression. It will also serve as a reference throughout the process.

Legislative documents:

Copyright proposal dossier in the European Parliament http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/ficheprocedure.do?lang=&reference=2016/0280(COD)

Timeline of the proposal in the European Parliament: http://www.comodinicachia.com/timeline.html

Consultations, reports, studies, events.

EDRi’s analysis:

 


Read more about the copyright reform:

Towards a corporate copyright reform in the EU? (31.08.2016)
https://edri.org/towards-corporate-copyright-reform-eu/

Copyfails: Time to #fixcopyright!
https://edri.org/copyfails/

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