At a time when the copyright public policy debate tends to focus exclusively on enforcement, we believe that it is time for a discussion in the European institutions on how to ensure that copyright fully supports innovation, creativity, competition, and the public interest. Now is the time for a constructive policy agenda to ensure copyright meets the needs of the 21st century.
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Issues in the Real World
We have listed illustrations of uses of copyrighted works in the real world that individual signatories have provided to illustrate some of the issues they believe should be discussed at EU level to achieve the objectives of the declaration, namely:
Harmonize Exceptions Across Europe
Act as a Spur to Innovation
Support User Creativity and Wider Participation
Ensure Accessibility by all Europeans
Support for Education and Research
Facilitate Preservation and Archiving
Ensure Monopoly Rights are regulated Online