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PRESS RELEASE - Adoption of DSM Directive by the Council

FEP welcomes the adoption of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market by the European Union Member States at the Agricultural Council.
FEP President, Rudy Vanschoonbeek said After two and a (...)

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Open letter to MEPs who have voted against the copyright directive last Tuesday, because they are against censorship

I am too. But as a smaller European online entrepreneur, and as a representative of many peers across Europe, I need correct compensation for the creative work that my authors and I do. When (...)

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PRESS RELEASE - FEP welcomes the vote on the provisional agreement on Copyright in the European Parliament of 26 March 2019

Today the European Parliament voiced its support for European culture, innovation, access to knowledge and creativity. FEP welcomes this important decision and is looking forward to the (...)

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Digital copyright like David’s sling - by Stefano Mauri

Soon the European Union must decide whether to approve the copyright directive. I would like to give my testimony to the beneficial effects of this piece of legislation. I’ve been a publisher for (...)

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PRESS RELEASE - European publishers welcome the adoption of the European Accessibility Act

The Federation of European Publishers has followed with interest the negotiations leading to the adoption of the European accessibility Act by the Parliament this Wednesday. E-books in their vast (...)

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#Yes2copyright – The letter

FEP co-signs (with many other organisations representing the creative sectors) a letter supporting the adoption of the copyright Directive.
TIME TO ADOPT THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE
We, the (...)

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Promoting FEP manifesto with political parties

FEP President, Rudy Vanschoonbeek, has been meeting politicians to promote the Manifesto FEP members adopted in their General Assembly in Berlin in June 2018. Amongst these meetings, FEP (...)

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PRESS RELEASE - FEP welcomes the vote on the provisional agreement on Copyright in the JURI Committee on 26 February 2019

The positive vote in JURI is a crucial step towards the adoption of the Copyright Directive before the end of this legislative term. Publishers expect much-needed legal certainty for their future (...)

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Joint statement of the Copyright Directive

FEP joins authors, composers, writers, journalists as well as news agencies, press and music publishers, audiovisual and independent music producers to call the European Council and the European (...)

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PRESS RELEASE - Stand Up for ©ulture. Stand up for Europe. FEP welcomes provisional agreement between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on 13 February 2019

FEP welcomes the outcome of the final trilogue on 13 February and the provisional agreement reached on the Directive Proposal on Copyright in the DSM.
The provisional agreement reached today (...)

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