European Union Copyright Directive
Why should I care
Analysis of the Proposed UK Implementation
Why The EUCD Is Bad
EUCD – Think about… – Effects of the EUCD
Tensions between Free Software and Architectures of Control
EUCD – nothing to worry about? – response to a posting on Slashdot concerning the article The EU’s Answer to the DMCA
We held a mini-conference in London to promote awareness of the European Union Copyright Directive and its likely effects on innovation, consumers and the information society on 29 April 2002
Recordings of the event are now available in various formats.
The speakers were Alan Cox and Martin Keegan; a detailed programme, is still available.
Here are a list of links that we have found interesting or relevant. Please note, however, that these only scratch the surface of the information that is available. You will find many more articles on any subject of your choosing by doing searches on Google or other search engines.
Local copy of the EUCD with html navigation tags
EUCD – from the comission’s database
Other Intellectual Property Law resources
Directory of Community legislation in force – Intellectual property law
UK legislation – Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA)
WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Proprty Rights (TRIPS)