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A better copyright exception for Education

EBLIDA together with 34 organisations, signed an open letter requesting to improve the education exception in the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive).

 

Since the European Commission published the Copyright in the DSM Directive proposal, library representatives have constantly claimed for an education exception that:

  • Covers both digital and non-digital uses in order to maximise ease of use for educators;
  • Ensures that libraries and cultural heritage institutions, as entities providing informal and non-formal education to 24 million European citizens a year, are also covered by the exception;
  • Ensures that where compensation is offered to right holders, it is only where this causes unjustifiable prejudice to right holders’ legitimate interests;
  • Includes scientific research under the exception, given that this too is a public interest activity…..>>>> READ MORE

 

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