[Fsfe-ie] [Fwd: Latest round in the copyright war]

Ciaran O'Riordan ciaran at member.fsf.org
Thu Jul 31 22:14:58 CEST 2003

On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 05:46:22PM +0100, Adam Moran wrote:
[forwarded message:]
> From: Ross Anderson <Ross.Anderson at cl.cam.ac.uk>
> I've written an analysis of the EuroDMCA (the EU draft directive on IP
> enforcement) which comes before the European parliament on the 11th
> September. It will have many interesting bad effects:
>    http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/users/rja14/draftdir.html

Great Article.

Can anyone confirm the Sep/11 date?
The EP calendar says there is no plenary session on Sep/11:

So is just the working-group (wording) vote? (like the Jun/17 JURI vote)

A html copy of the directve is at:

Info on the effects of this directive:

Many anti-EUCD people say that this basically
allows copyright holders to make up their own laws
with respect to there works, thus ending "fair use".

Ciaran O'Riordan

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