Press Statements

29.11.2017

Statement from Creativity Works! on the European Commission’s Communication providing guidance on certain aspects of the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Today, the European Commission published its Communication providing Guidance on certain aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRED). Creativity Works......

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21.11.2017

Statement from Creativity Works! on the JURI committee’s vote on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

Today the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted on the proposed Online Broadcasting’ Regulation. We are encouraged by the approach taken by many JURI members to limit the regu......

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18.05.2017

PORTABILITY: PLENARY VOTE FINDS A PROPORTIONATE SOLUTION FOR CROSS-BORDER ACCESS

Today, the European Parliament adopted the Portability Regulation which aims to ensure the cross-border portability of online content services within the EU. These new measures will address cross-bord......

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10.05.2017

STATEMENT: CREATIVITY WORKS! REACTION TO THE EC’S DSM STRATEGY MID-TERM REVIEW

PRESS STATEMENT FROM CREATIVITY WORKS! ON THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S MID-TERM REVIEW OF THE DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET (DSM) STRATEGY Today the European Commission has published its mid-term review o......

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25.04.2017

GEO-BLOCKING: IMCO COMMITTEE DISREGARDS EUROPE’S CULTURAL ECO-SYSTEM

Today, the IMCO committee adopted MEP Roża Thun’s draft report on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Geo-blocking. We are disappointed that the IMCO committee’s report has ex......

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24.01.2017

GEO-BLOCKING: CULT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR POLICY MAKERS TO PROTECT EUROPE’S CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Today the CULT committee adopted MEP Therese Cachia Comodini’s opinion report on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Geo-blocking. We are encouraged by the fact that the CULT opi......

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22.12.2016

INCLUSION OF COPYRIGHT-PROTECTED CONTENT IN GEO-BLOCKING DRAFT REPORT RAISES SERIOUS CONCERNS

Today Roza Thun MEP issued her draft report on the Geo-blocking Regulation in the European Parliament. We’re concerned that the draft report proposes to include copyright-protected content such as e......

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14.09.2016

STATEMENT FROM CREATIVITY WORKS! ON THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S COPYRIGHT PACKAGE

Today the European Commission has published its proposals for copyright in the digital age. Copyright is the economic foundation for Europe’s cultural and creative sectors, which employ more than 7......

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08.09.2016

CJEU CONFIRMS COMMERCIAL LINKING TO UNAUTHORIZED CONTENT IS ILLEGAL

CW! has taken note of today’s verdict from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the GS Media v Sanoma Media case (C-160/15). The verdict sends a strong message to profit seeking site......

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