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Copyright in Europe

A workshop on the EC consultation on copyright and related rights, 9-10 October 2004

Computer Laboratory, Cambridge University

Sponsored by the Foundation for Information Policy Research and the Open Society Institute


Saturday, 9 October 2004

14.00 - 14.10Welcome
Dame Marilyn Strathern, University of Cambridge
14.10 - 14.20Introduction
Ross Anderson, University of Cambridge and chair, Foundation for Information Policy Research
14.20 - 14.50EC consultation - the issues
Teresa Hackett
14.50 - 15.50The decline of the public domain
Michael Hart, Founder of Project Gutenberg
15.50 - 16.05Tea break
16.00 - 16.30The new member states' perspective
Maja Bogataj, University of Ljubljana
16.30 - 17.00The shortcomings of the EU Information Society Directive
Patricia Akester, University of Cambridge
17.00 - 17.45Discussion

Sunday, 10 October 2004

09.30 - 10.00 The consumer perspective on digital content distribution
Cornelia Kutterer, BEUC
10.00 - 10.30DRM and competition policy
Volker Grassmuck, Humboldt University, Berlin
10.30 - 11.00Reform of the collecting societies
Martin Kretschmer, Bournemouth University
11.00 - 11.15Coffee break
11.15 - 11.35Copyright enforcement and the Framework Decision
Andreas Dietl, European Digital Rights
11.35 - 12.15Do we want a Digital Rights Directive?
Ville Oksanen, Chairman, Electronic Frontier Finland
12.15 - 13.00Discussion
13.00Option lunch followed by optional tour


NB: Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, attendance at the Conference is FREE.

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