Romanians are sending a clear message to decision-makers: We don’t want link taxes and upload filters! There is still time to tell your MEPs that the proposal does NOT fit the current digital environment.
The recent opinion of European Court of Justice Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen on a German copyright case paves the way for a ruling later this year by the Court that may finally bring some resolution to the debate on liberalizing EU copyright law.
In each Member State, debates are conducted on the need to pay copyright fees to a collecting society acting on behalf of authors. Every service provider or manufacturer that wishes to broadcast music to its employees or client needs to pay such a fee. This raises concerns as to the right to access culture and education.