For Benoît Peeters, copyright is a constant battle. The comics writer told EURACTIV France how the system feeds authors’ creativity over the long term, whilst allowing them to retain moral authority over their work.
The European Commission is working on proposals to reform EU copyright law, leading some to fear for the protection of authors' rights and the future funding of the creative industries. Carole Tongue explains EURACTIV that a new association of European coalitions for cultural diversity will work to protect culture and copyrights in the EU.
Europe is lagging behind on super-fast internet connections, warns Commission director general Robert Madelin, in charge of digital matters. In a broad interview with EURACTIV, he also speaks about emerging issues for the incoming Juncker Commission.