Scoring the players in European copyright reform.

peter.suber's bookmarks 2017-02-19


"At Politico, Chris Spillane and Ryan Heath have estimated who has the most and least power over the direction of European copyright law.

Much the news is bad for readers, users, consumers, and open access. For example:

The quietest and weakest players on the board -- bar none -- are university academics.

Nearly as quiet and weak are the academic libraries represented by LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, or Association of European Research Libraries).

Elsevier is much louder and more effective than academics or libraries. ..."


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Tags: oa.copyright oa.lobbying oa.europe oa.libraries oa.elsevier oa.legislation

Date tagged:

02/19/2017, 14:34

Date published:

02/19/2017, 09:34