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European Commission will release a white paper on copyright

04 February 2014

European Commissioner Michel Barnier announced this morning at the European Parliament in Strasbourg that the European Commission will release a white paper on copyright before summer break (probably June), in order to identify solutions based on problems where there are and if there are (see Commissioner Barnier’s tweet).

The whole video stream is available here: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=95845

(Date: 04/02/2014 Duration: 00:14:44)

You can see Commissioner Barnier’s intervention at the EP started around 9.45 min. This announcement was made in the context of the Plenary vote on the Report by MEP Marielle Gallo (EPP, FR) on copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses.

 

 

 

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