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A joint call for Copyright reform

Only real reforms can bring EU Copyright rules up to date. Striving towards a seamless physical and digital connectivity is in the interest of the whole European Union.

 

The Prime Minister of Estonia, the next member state to take over the Presidency of the Council of the EU, recently called for continent unity declaring that  “striving towards a seamless physical and digital connectivity is in the interest of the whole European Union as economic success cannot be separated from the free movement of goods, services, people, capital, and knowledge”.

To make free circulation of knowledge a reality, library and cultural heritage communities support real reforms and a robust, mandatory and user-friendly set of copyright exceptions, strengthening the fight against piracy by providing legitimate alternatives.

All relevant committees of the European Parliament except JURI have now published their opinions on the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Therefore, EBLIDA, together with our partners have gathered useful information for people who want to be informed about the issues at stake and who are interested in taking action towards improving copyright reform for libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions.

  • Download the briefing here

 Copyright - The choice we face in EU

 

[Additional information can be found in the LIBER’s Basic Guide to EU Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Educational and Research Establishments.]

 

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