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A guide to copyright levies

Emma Barraclough, London

Manufacturers and retailers of recording devices have frequently complained about Europe’s patchwork of rules governing copying levies. At present there is no EU-wide system that governs whether a levy is charged and, if so, how high it is, and attempts by the European Commission to reform the rules have so far failed

What EU rules deal with copyright levies?

The Directive on copyright and related rights in the information society sets out a legal framework on copyright levies. Member states should transpose a concept of fair compensation to compensate rights holders for...

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