Dr Christina Angelopoulos has authored a study titled ‘On Online Platforms and the Commission’s New Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market’. The study, commissioned by MEP Julia Reda, evaluates the provisions of the European Commission’s Proposal of 14 September 2016 for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market that are relevant to the issue of intermediary liability. The study concludes that key elements of these provisions are incompatible with existing EU law. On this basis, it provides a series of recommendations for potential amendments.
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