APC outlines positions on some of the areas covered in the digital strategies presented by the European Commission that will undoubtedly set a key precedent for global discussions on issues such as regulating platforms, data governance and artificial intelligence.
The undersigned organisations have expressed their very explicit concerns about the fundamental and human rights questions that will appear in the implementation of the obligations laid down on online content-sharing service providers by Article 17 of the new EU Copyright Directive.
The updated EU copyright directive, which was voted on and approved on Tuesday, 26 March, poses a threat to creativity and freedom of expression online.
A coalition of 87 organisations sent a letter to the Council’s Working Party on Intellectual Property, European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and the European Parliament trilogue negotiators to ask for deletion of the controversial Articles 11 and 13 in the Copyright Directive proposal.
The undersigned organisations and individuals are dedicated to ensuring justice for human rights abuses around the world and to upholding human rights, including the right to freedom of expression. We write to urge you to oppose the proposed “regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online”.
Human rights and digital rights organisations, including APC, have sent an open letter to EU decision makers asking them to add human rights safeguards to the proposed Copyright Directive on the Digital Single Market throughout the negotiation process.
In the run-up to the 12 September vote in the European Parliament Plenary, we encourage you to join the Copyright Action Week from 4 to 11 September. The goal is to amplify the voices of communities impacted by Article 13.
APC welcomes the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is the most significant step in recent history towards enhancing people's privacy and giving them greater control over their personal information.
APC welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the Proposed Interim Models for Compliance with ICANN Agreements and Policies in Relation to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).