Circumvention Prohibitions Reconsidered: Why America’s Mistake is Europe’s Future

By |July 6th, 2004|

Circumvention Prohibitions Reconsidered:
Why America’s Mistake is Europe’s Future
By Robin D. Gross, IP Justice
I.  US and EU Pressured to Outlaw Consumer Circumvention
Today lawmakers all over the world are both dreaming of the opportunities and grappling with the challenges that digital technology creates for authors and distributors of intellectual property.  At the same time, consumers express excitement […]

Comments by MEP Cappato translated into English

By |March 9th, 2004|

Remarks of Italian MEP Marco Cappato – EU Plenary Debate 9 March 2004
(Translation from Italian):

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Mr. President, unlike President Imbeni, I have […]

Report from Laurence Vandewalle of EU Green Party on passage of EU IP Enforcement Directive

By |March 9th, 2004|

Press Release from the European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO) (Word Document)

By |March 9th, 2004|

Press Release from EFA and the European Green Party on the Passage of the EU IP Enforcement Directive

By |March 9th, 2004|

9 March Open Letter from Markus Beckedahl Regarding IP Enforcement Directive – “Willkommen im Reich der Intellectual Property – Mafia” [German]

By |March 9th, 2004|

Open letter from Markus Beckedahl regarding passage of IPR Directive9 March, 2004
Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung vom Netzwerk Neue Medien und dem Verein zur Förderung der Freien Software in Österreich:
Willkommen im Reich der Intellectual Property – Mafia

Breite Koalition aus Bürgerrechts-, Freie Software- und Verbraucherschutzverbänden kritisiert scharf die heute im Europaparlament beschlossene Richtlinie zur Durchsetzung von Geistigem […]

Photos of 9 March 2004 Press Conference

By |March 9th, 2004|

Artist Statements Opposing EU IP Enforcement Directive [Word .doc of all 3 statements]

By |March 8th, 2004|

Artist Statement Opposing EU IP Enforcement Directive: John Perry Barlow

By |March 8th, 2004|

Why Artists Oppose the European Union Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive
John Perry Barlow, The Grateful Dead
“My name is John Perry Barlow, and I am a songwriter. I co-wrote about a quarter of the songs in the repertoire of the Grateful Dead, an American band. As an artist, I am vehemently opposed to the European […]

Artist Statement Opposing EU IP Enforcement Directive: Alberto Cottica

By |March 8th, 2004|

Why Artists Oppose the European Union Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive
Alberto Cottica, Fiamma Fumana
“As an artist and songwriter, I am fully aware that it is NOT copyright protection paying my bills. What is paying my bills is the support I get from the audience.
And it would not be intellectually honest to deny that […]