[Fsfe-ie] Re: Some help with understanding the directive document?

Ciaran O'Riordan ciaran at fsfe.org
Fri Aug 26 22:45:25 CEST 2005

Thanks Teresa.

teresahackett at eircom.net writes:
> The framework decision lies mainly
> with the Council with little role for the parliament.

ok.  At a quick read, The Framework Decision (pages 12->15) looks ok anyway.
I guess we just have to watch out for amendments making it dangerous.

> The procedure for the Directive should be the same as usual. Perhaps you
> should check this with a local.

Yes, Codecision Procedure according to:

So it's the same as the swpat directive.

> So we should support the organised crime parts but get rid of commercial
> scale and the TRIPS+ provisions e.g. inciting infringements, etc.


> There's probably not much we can do on the framework decision, but we
> should be able to lobby for the directive. But take advice on this!


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