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Alternative Compensation Systems

Saturday, 12 June 2004, 15:00

Following the panel by the same title, this workshop is intended for finalizing a joint statement by WOS 3 participants, the Berlin Declaration on Collectively Managed Online Rights: Compensation without Control, urging European lawmakers while further architecting the knowledge order of digital media to take alternatives like a content flatrate into consideration. The statement will be submitted to the European Commission consultation on collective rights management.

Mod: Felix Stalder & Volker Grassmuck

Disc: William Fisher, Wendy Seltzer, Martin Kretschmer, Amke Block, Ronaldo Lemos, James Love, and many others.


Berlin Declaration on Collectively Managed Online Rights: Compensation without Control, 21 June 2004
European Commission consultation on collective rights management, until 21 June 2004
Communication on management of copyright and related rights in the Internal Market
Letter by Jörg Reinbothe, Head of Copyright Unit, EC Internal Market DG, Brussels, 21.04.2004
Europe demands open-to-all DRM tech, by Tony Smith, The Register, 20th April 2004
Commission report advocating European legislation on the governance of collecting societies (19.4.2004)
European Parliament Report on a Community framework for collecting societies for authors’ rights (2002/2274(INI)), A5-0478/2003, Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market, Rapporteur: Raina A. Mercedes Echerer, 11 December 2003
Bernt Hugenholtz, Lucie Guibault & Sjoerd van Geffen, The Future of Levies in a Digital Environment, Final Report, Institute of Information Law, University of Amsterdam, March 2003
Martin Kretschmer, Digital Copyright: The End of an Era, European Intellectual Property Review (2003): pp. 333-341
Martin Kretschmer, The Failure of Property Rules in Collective Administration: Rethinking copyright societies as regulatory instruments, European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR) Issue 24(3) 2002: 126-137
Speech on Rights management by Mr Thomas Dreier, Copyright Conference, Santiago de Compostela, 16-18 June 2002
Hearing on Collective Management, Brussels, 13-14 November 2000

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