24 January 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Discussing the New EU Copyright Reforms Package. The emergence of digital technologies is transforming the way of producing, distributing and accessing creative content in the EU.
With copyright-intensive industries representing almost 11.6 millions of jobs – 5.4% of employment in the EU – and 6.8% of EU GDP (Factsheet, European Commission, 2018), the EU has recently proposed a new set of copyright reforms that aim to ensure a better functioning of the copyright marketplace; to increase the cross-border access to content online; and to assure wider opportunities to use copyrighted materials in education, research and culture heritage.
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