Academic Statement issued ahead of plenary vote

29 June 2018

An academic statement, entitled “The Copyright Directive: Misinformation and Independent Enquiry” has been published by co-ordinating academics Christina Angelopoulos, Lionel Bently, Stef van Gompel, Martin Husovec, Martin Kretschmer, Martin Senftleben, and Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon. The statement provides assessments which aim to debunk claims for support, and concludes that there is no scientific evidence which supports the introduction of articles 11 and 13.