Digital Single Market – Radio and Copyright – 2017

Digital Single Market – Radio and Copyright Radio is local, regional or, at the most, national. With the development of new technology, radio increasingly integrates new platforms and develops new offers to maintain its unique relation with its audience: programmes are being broadcast, streamed and offered on demand. Radio’s output, even online, remains the same, […]

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Review of the EU Copyright Rules – AER Comments

2014 – REVIEW OF THE EU COPYRIGHT RULES The Association of European Radios (AER) is a Europe-wide trade body representing the interests of over 4,500 commercially-funded radio stations across the EU27 and in Switzerland. AER is located at: Association Européenne des Radios 76, av. d’Auderghem, 1040 Brussels, Belgium AER’s Interest Representative Register ID Number is […]

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Joint Declaration on Signal Piracy By The World Broadcasting Unions

2013 – JOINT DECLARATION ON SIGNAL PIRACY BY THE WORLD BROADCASTING UNIONS In September the World Broadcasting Unions signed a declaration urging WIPO-Member governments to build on their constructive engagement through the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) and request the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO): – to prioritise […]

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CUP Common Concerns on Directive on Collective Rights Management

2013 – CUP COMMON CONCERNS ON DIRECTIVE ON COLLECTIVE RIGHTS MANAGEMENT The Copyright Users’ Platform (CUP) is a forum for informal dialogue between representative organisations of major copyright users. CUP members meet regularly to discuss EU copyright policy and have actively debated the recent European Commission proposal for a Directive on collective rights management. Building […]

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AER’s Key Points for a Framework on Authors’ and Related Rights – 2012

2012 – AER’S KEY POINTS FOR A FRAMEWORK ON AUTHORS’ AND RELATED RIGHTS Copyrights – Collective management Radio is a constitutive element of the “creative content sector” – Radios are both rights holders and important rights users. Radio broadcasters across Europe pay over €2.6 billion per year for content, mostly music rights, and payment for […]

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Green Paper on Online Distribution of Audiovisual Works in the EU

18 November 2011 – GREEN PAPER ON “ONLINE DISTRIBUTION OF AUDIOVISUAL WORKS IN THE EU: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES TOWARDS A DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET” – AER COMMENTS The Association of European Radios (AER) is a Europe-wide trade body representing the interests of over 4,500 commercially-funded radio stations across the EU27 and in Switzerland. AER is located […]

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Green Paper on “Unlocking the Potential of Cultural and Creative Industries”

28 July 2010 – GREEN PAPER ON “UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES” – AER COMMENTS The Association of European Radios (AER) is a Europe-wide trade body representing the interests of over 4,500 commercially-funded radio stations across the EU27 and in Switzerland. AER is located at: Association Européenne des Radios 76, av. d’Auderghem, […]

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Creative Content in a European Digital Single Market: Challenges for the Future

5 January 2010 – CREATIVE CONTENT IN A EUROPEAN DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET: CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE – AER COMMENTS The Association of European Radios (AER) is a Europe-wide trade body representing the interests of over 4,500 commercially-funded radio stations across the EU27 and in Switzerland. AER is located at: Association Européenne des Radios 76, av. […]

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