May 27, 2022

EU: Agreement Reached on Digital Copyright Rules (Statements and Reactions)


EU Negotiators Reach a Breakthrough to Modernise Copyright Rules (via European Commission)

Agreement Reached On Digital Copyright Rules (via European Parliament)



Final Text


Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER)

Creative Commons

Electronic Frontier Foundation

European Alliance for Research Excellence (EARE)

International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)

Julie Reda, Member of European Parliament

Mozilla Foundation

Society of Authors (UK)

SPARC Europe

See Also: Comments from Publishers Association (UK) and Booksellers Association (UK)


Press Conference by Axel Voss (EPP, DE), Rapporteur, and Sajjad Karim (ECR, UK) on the Trilogue Deal on the Copyright Directive for the Digital Single Market

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