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EUROPEAN CREATIVITY AND DIGITAL ECONOMY ARE DROWNING IN A COPYRIGHT SWAMP

The EU copyright reform needs just one last approval by the European Parliament. It is bulldozer driven by the copyright incumbents and euro-bureaucrats serving them, who are determined to make it happen at all costs. Although days remain to the current term of the European institutions, the EU copyright reform is fast-tracked for the final …

Sad day for Lithuanian libraries

On December 21, 2011 the Lithuanian Parliament adopted the important amendments to the Lithuanian Copyright Law revising the exceptions for libraries and the disabled persons. Digitization of works by the libraries and access to digital copies are comprehensively restricted in the new law. Digitizing and using the digital copies of the works is allowed in …