Unsere Doktorandin Amélie Heldt ist derzeit als Visiting Fellow im Information Society Project an der Yale Law School. Für den Blog des Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) schrieb sie einen Gastbeitrag über die EU-Urheberrechtsreform.
"On March 26, 2019, the European Union (EU) Parliament voted for a new regulatory framework seeking to harmonize copyright laws between member states. While many believed that previous EU copyright legislation could no longer effectively regulate the digital economy, and the new directive is intended to improve the rights of creatives and news publishers, the reform has become the biggest controversy in EU regulation in recent memory, symbolizing an intergenerational clash of culture between policymakers and digital natives. Most agree on the legitimacy of the initial goal, but there has been a growing resistance against the probable means to achieve it—upload filters. Furthermore, the implementation of these filters has sparked a heated debate on “the free internet,” a discussion that has often lacked objectivity on both sides. [...]"