copyright Archives

  • Spanish law raises concerns of EU-level ‘Google Tax’

    News | Digital 01-08-2014

    Spanish newspaper publishers could soon demand fees from news aggregators like Google News for posting links to their articles. The law is the latest in a series of similar initiatives by national legislators, leaving EU stakeholders wondering if the Commission will follow suit with EU law.

  • Europe needs an ambitious digital agenda

    Opinion | Digital 03-06-2014

    The European Parliament must take its responsibility to make Europe the smartest and most connected continent, starting with the creation of one committee for Digital Affairs and Technology, writes Marietje Schaake.

  • French forum calls for increased funding for EU culture

    News | Languages & Culture 07-04-2014

    The French minister of culture, Aurélie Filippetti, united her European counterparts to push for more public and private support to reap the benefits of digital technology. EURACTIV France reports.

  • Commission welcomes TV, film industry pledge for easier cross-border copyright

     Video | Promoted content | Digital 14-11-2013

    European consumers should find it easier to access television and films from their home state when travelling through the continent if pledges made by the audiovisual sector to the Commission yesterday (13 November) are honoured.
    At a plenary session in Brussels, audiovisual industry participants in the so-called Licences for Europe process made formal pledges on cross-border access and portability of services, user-generated content and micro-licensing, audiovisual heritage and text and data mining.

  • TV, film industry pledge easier cross-border copyright

    News | Digital 14-11-2013

    European consumers should find it easier to access television and films from their home state when travelling through the continent if pledges made by the audiovisual sector to the Commission yesterday (13 November) are honoured.

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