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
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
PERFORMERS UNITE TO CAMPAIGN FOR A FAIR INTERNET Press Release | Brussels, 5 May 2015
Today, four international organisations representing more than 500,000 performers in Europe joined forces to launch a campaign for the fair treatment of all performers in the digital environment.
The ‘Fair Internet for Performers Campaign’ brings together AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO, who represent musicians, singers, actors and dancers, all united in their call to the European legislator to ‘make the Internet a fair environment for performers’.[…] Read more