ICOMP: Revised Google Book Search Deal A Massive Disappointment

Last Friday, 13 November, the parties to the US Google Book Search litigation filed a revised settlement proposal. The original proposal had drawn vociferous objections from the French, German, and US governments, as well as from authors, publishers, libraries, academics, and consumer groups across Europe and the world. Although ICOMP is still studying all 173 … read more

The EUObserver: Creative Rights and Content Online

As the reach of the Internet continues to grow, EU regulators are scrambling to understand its implications for copyright and other intellectual property rights. Managing creative content online will be one of the major policy challenges for the new European Commission and European Parliament over the next five years. The appearance of the Pirate Party … read more