Europe’s performers urge EU legislators to turn words into concrete actions

Europe’s performers urge EU legislators to turn words into concrete actions

Press Release | 09 December 2015

Europe’s performers urge EU legislators to turn words into concrete actions.

The FAIR INTERNET coalition welcomes the European Commission’s commitment to consider solutions to increase the balance in the system that governs the remuneration of performers in today’s adopted communication entitled “towards a modern, more European copyright framework”.[…] Read more

“EU Copyright reform should include a guarantee for fair remuneration for creators and performers”

“EU Copyright reform should include a guarantee for fair remuneration for creators and performers”

Press Release | 14 October 2015

“EU Copyright reform should include a guarantee for fair remuneration for creators and performers”, stated MEP Mary Honeyball.

The European Commission’s upcoming proposal on EU Copyright reform should include a guarantee for a fair remuneration for creators and performers, stated Mary Honeyball MEP (Socialist/United-Kingdom) during today’s breakfast briefing she co-organised with the FAIR INTERNET coalition.[…] Read more

EU Commission’s study on the remuneration of authors and performers

EU Commission’s study on the remuneration of authors and performers

Brussels, 5 October 2015 | FAIR INTERNET coalition comments on European Commission’s study on the remuneration of authors and performers

We, AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO, partners of the FAIR INTERNET campaign, who represent over 500.000 musicians, singers, actors and dancers, have noted with interest the publication of a European Commission study on the “remuneration of authors and performers for the use of their works and the fixations of their performances” in July 2015.[…] Read more

VP Ansip committed to ensuring that performers be fairly remunerated

VP Ansip committed to ensuring that performers be fairly remunerated
THE FAIR INTERNET COALITION WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT ANSIP’S COMMITMENT TO ENSURE THAT PERFORMERS ARE FAIRLY REMUNERATED

Press release | Brussels, 1 October 2015

Today, the partners of the FAIR INTERNET campaign met with the European Commission’s Vice President Ansip.

The FAIR INTERNET coalition partners, AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO, representing over half a million music and audiovisual performers in Europe, welcomed this opportunity to discuss the improvement of the EU copyright acquis in the context of the Digital Single Market with Vice President Ansip.[…] Read more

Communication re. EU Parliament report “Towards a Digital Single Market Act”

Communication re. EU Parliament report “Towards a Digital Single Market Act”

Monday, 21 September 2015. Fair Internet Communication regarding the European Parliament report “Towards a Digital Single Market Act” (2015/2147(INI))

The FAIR INTERNET CAMPAIGN run by four international organisations representing over half a million music and audiovisual performers in Europe (AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO) asks for a fair treatment of performers in the digital environment![…] Read more

Reda report adopted by EU Parliament

Reda report adopted by EU Parliament

REDA REPORT | PERFORMERS IN EUROPE DISAPPOINTED AS MEPS FAIL TO ADDRESS THE FAIR TREATMENT OF PERFORMERS ONLINE
Press Release | Brussels, 9 July 2015

The FAIR INTERNET campaign partners, who represent over 500.000 musicians, singers, actors and dancers in the EU, are disappointed with today’s decision by some MEPs from the Greens and Liberals to prevent the putting to the vote of an oral amendment proposed by MEP Mary Honeyball on paragraph 27 of the Reda report on the implementation of Directive 2001/29/EC (Copyright Directive).[…] Read more

Oral amendment to art. 27 of Reda report by Mary Honeyball MEP

Oral amendment to art. 27 of Reda report by Mary Honeyball MEP

FAIR INTERNET PARTNERS SUPPORT ORAL AMENDMENT BY MARY HONEYBALL MEP

AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO, partners of the FAIR INTERNET campaign representing over 500.000 musicians, singers, actors and dancers in the EU, express their support in advance of the vote in plenary on 9 July for the oral amendment proposed by Mary Honeyball to paragraph 25 of the Reda report on the implementation of the 2001/29/EC (Copyright Directive).[…] Read more

The JURI Committee votes on the Reda report

EU Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee vote on the Reda report on the implementation of Directive 2001/29/EC: the Parliament missed an opportunity to unambiguously support performers’ welfare in the on-demand environment.


The FAIR INTERNET campaign partners, who represent over 500.000 musicians, singers, actors and dancers, welcome today’s acknowledgement by the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs committee of the need for fair and appropriate remuneration for all categories of rightholders, as mentioned in paragraph 3 of the Reda report on the implementation of Directive 2001/29/EC (“the Copyright Directive”).[…] Read more

‘Fair Internet for Performers’ reacts to EU Commission’s Digital Strategy

‘Fair Internet for Performers’ reacts to EU Commission’s Digital Strategy

STATEMENT REGARDING THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S DIGITAL STRATEGY
Press Release | Brussels, 6 May 2015

The ‘Fair Internet for Performers Campaign’ which brings together over 500,000 musicians, singers, actors and dancers across Europe said:

“We welcome the Commission’s intent to put copyright at the heart of its digital single market strategy but have the view that to consider “measures to safeguard fair remuneration of creators […] in order to encourage future generation of content” is not enough, lacking any concrete proposals for action.[…] Read more