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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations is an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation and archive associations and institutions in Europe.

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Report: EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

30 January 2015

 

by Julia Reda

Member of the European Parliament

Europe would benefit from a copyright that promotes creativity not just by locking up past creations, but by broadly encouraging future creation and unlocking a pan-European cultural market.

"Although the directive was meant to adapt copyright to the digital age, in reality it is blocking the exchange of knowledge and culture across borders today."

 See here for the full Report


 You can read, rate and comment on this Report at:  https://www.discuto.io/en/consultation/6240

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