Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Copyright Directive: Misinformation and Independent Enquiry

A new academic statement has been released today in anticipation of the plenary vote in the European Parliament on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive, scheduled for 5 July, 12:00. More than 200 academics from over 25 research … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to Summer School organised by Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities

On Wednesday 20 June 2018, CREATe team members Amy Thomas and  Ally Farnhill, led by CREATe Programme Leader Sukhpreet Singh, conducted a workshop for postgraduate research students attending the Scottish Graduate School for Art and Humanities (SGSAH) three day ‘Summer … Continue reading

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New Articles Published from CREATe Open Film Project

The CREATe  Open Film: Open Source project has achieved a striking success in getting two linked articles accepted for publication in the journal Information, Communication and Society. The first paper is Evi Giannatou, Gian Marco Campagnolo, Michael Franklin, James K … Continue reading

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‘Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right’: Upcoming Dataset Licensing Workshop

‘Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right’: Dataset Licensing Workshop Friday 29 June Hilton Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow This event, which is already fully subscribed, is the third in a series of workshops, run in collaboration between CREATe and the … Continue reading

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Trying to CREATe some Organized Creativity: Impressions from a research visitor’s month in Glasgow

Blog by Konstantin Hondros, visiting researcher from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany In May 2018 I had the opportunity to visit CREATe as a research visitor. Based in Germany at the University of Duisburg-Essen and as part of the DFG-funded project “Organized … Continue reading

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How much do we know about notice-and-takedown? Guest post on Kluwer Copyright Blog

CREATe Director Martin Kretschmer and Kristofer Erickson (Associate Professor of Media and Communication, University of Leeds), have written a post for the Kluwer Copyright blog on EU copyright enforcement. The article explores the dramatic change to the regime that governs the … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Access independent research!

Copyright Reform. It’s a few votes away. The European Union may require those who share news to obtain licences first (permissions against payment). The European Union may require platforms to filter content uploaded by users (aimed at music files but … Continue reading

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Lawful Creativity or Creative Lawfulness: CopyrightUser.org at the EYE International Conference 2018

On 27th May 2018, I participated in a panel titled Resisting Copyright and Its Archival Implications, organised and chaired by Claudy Op den Kamp (Bournemouth University) as part of the EYE International Conference 2018 (EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 26-29 May 2018). … Continue reading

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