The European Commission organized a stakeholder dialogue to discuss best practices for cooperation between online content-sharing service providers and copyright holders. Liberties was invited to present on the human rights angle.
The European Parliament has passed a new copyright regulation promising to give content creators fair pay for their work, but a controversial part of the law also threatens free speech and the free and open internet in Europe.
Years of negotiations have concluded as EU institutions finally agree on Europe's new copyright regulation. Is it a threat to freedom of expression? Will it bring upload filtering? We boil it down for you.
After half of the EU countries refused to accept the Romanian presidency’s compromise text for the draft Copyright Directive, talks seemed to reach a halt mid-January. Early this week a new compromise was found – but it maintains the threat of censorship.