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EU Copyright Reform: LIBER paper for Commissioner Günther Oettinger

By Paul Ayris, on 24 February 2015

Oettinger_meetingOn 19 February, I attended (representing UCL) a high level meeting with Commissioner Günther Oettinger in Brussels on copyright reform – arguing the case of a mandatory pan-European Exception for Text and Data Mining, which could not be overridden by contracts. To have such an Exception across Europe (we already have one in the UK) would revolutionize research and education and make Europe much more competitive. To find out why, read this report.

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