European Music Council
March 13, 2019
 
 
 
 
Dear readers,
 
The debate on the Copyright Directive is reaching another milestone. The EMC and many other organisations call on the Members of the European Parliament to adopt the Copyright Directive at the end of March!
 
#Yes2Copyright
 
246 organisations join call to adopt the Copyright Directive
 
 
 
 
 
The EMC is among almost 250 organisations, representing authors, composers, writers, journalists, performers and others working in all artistic fields, news agencies, book, press, scientific and music publishers, audiovisual and independent music producers calling on the European Parliament to adopt the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. This Directive has been long sought to create a much-needed level playing field for all actors of the creative sector in the European Digital Single Market, whilst giving citizens better access to a wider array of content. This is an historic opportunity. We need an internet that is fair and sustainable for all. This is why we urge policymakers to adopt the Directive quickly, as agreed in trilogue negotiations.
 
 
 
 
 
Myths & Facts
 
 
 
 
 
The stakes are high, and debate around this issue can often be polluted with misinformation. Read more about the facts debunking some of the most common misunderstandings of Article 13 in the proposal:
 
 
 
 
The debate and vote in the plenary of the European Parliament is scheduled for the last week of March. The provisional agreement reached at the trilogue negotiations and approved by COREPER (representatives of the Member States) and the Legal committee (JURI) of the European Parliament forms a satisfactory balance between different interests. It also provides the long-sought legal certainty both for citizens and the future of the cultural and creative sectors in Europe.
 
 
 
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