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Introduction

The European Parliament has voted by a large majority to adopt MEP Julia Reda’s report on the EU Copyright Directive 2001/29/EC, which addressed provisions that it did not keep up with the increase of online cross-border cultural exchange.

Highlights

  • The report called for an urgent review of copyright legislation and for a harmonization of copyright across Europe. The differences about what the vote represented and what course of action the EU should now take suggests a difficult few months ahead before the European Commission presents its specific copyright reform proposals.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the efforts by MEP Julia Reda to harmonize certain aspects of copyright and related rights in Europe.
  • The research note also looks at the different perspectives on copyright reform and analyzes the difficulties faced for reform.

Key questions answered

  • What is MEP Julia Reda's copyright reform report trying to achieve?
  • What are the chances of MEP Julia Reda's copyright reform proposals actually becoming European Commission objectives?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • The Reda report vote and what it means
  • Texts adopted for copyright harmonization
  • Satisfying the polar opposites

Appendix

  • Author

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