About: Hervé Rony

Languages & Culture 08-05-2015

Commission dilutes copyright reform in digital strategy

Rights holders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday (6 May), when the European Commission unveiled its Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. The executive's determination to tackle copyright reform has waned in the face of fierce oppposition. EURACTIV France reports.
Languages & Culture 13-03-2015

Private copying levy in EU’s firing line

The private copying levy, invented in France in the 1980s and now commonplace across the EU, is a subject of friction between rights holders and distributors. Critics highlight the system's lack of transparency and unequal application across the EU. EURACTIV France reports
Digital 12-03-2015

Geo-blocking attacked from all sides

Criticism of copyright law has crystallised around the territorial restriction of content within the EU. The subject of "geo-blocking" is high on the European Commission's list of priorities. EURACTIV France reports
EU Priorities 2020 10-03-2015

Copyright reform or cultural nightmare?

The European Commission sees copyright as an obstacle to the Digital Single Market, but the cultural world is gearing up to defend itself against what it perceives as a threat to an important source of its funding. EURACTIV France reports

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