Europe of Human Rights

Archives for

Be aware of copyrights fees!

In each member states debates are conducted on the need to pay copyrights fees to a collecting society acting on behalf of authors. Every service provider or manufacturer that wishes to broadcast music to its employees or client needs to pay such a fee. This raises concerns as to the right to access culture and… » read more

Posted by Europe of Human Rights

Under EU law it is the author who decides about the public availability of his or her work. In Sweden an administrator of a website placed on his webpage hyperlinks to publicly available articles. Authors of the texts claimed that this violated their IP rights, because they did not give permission for this specific release… » read more

Posted by Europe of Human Rights