Information Technology and Global Governance

The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EU

Access and Control

Authors: Meyer, Trisha

  • Comprehensive: Compares the ideas, interests and arguments behind four EU policy initiatives
  • Innovative: Explores the politics of the European Union in a key policy area: Digital Agenda 
  • Relevant: Examines policy developments in online copyright enforcement in light of the wider debate on Internet Governance
  • Ethically Motivated: Makes the case for safeguarding limited liability rules for Internet intermediaries
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This book investigates recent policy initiatives dealing with the online enforcement of copyright in the European Union, providing unique insights into the current stalemate in the field. It is a timely contribution to the next steps of policy-making on copyright enforcement and Internet governance. The author brings to light tensions in how we encourage knowledge and cultural creation, and importantly how we regulate the Internet. In this study, online copyright enforcement is situated within the wider debate on Internet governance. Intermediary liability is a focal point. It provides an explanation of recent online copyright enforcement policy initiatives is based on an in-depth investigation of the ideas, interests, institutions and discourses involved in three EU level and two member state level initiatives. Seventy-two expert interviews complement the policy analysis conducted.

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Trisha Meyer is Assistant Professor at Vesalius College, Belgium, and Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research focuses on intellectual property rights and Internet governance in the European Union. 

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

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    Pages 1-37

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  • The Internet Versus Copyright?

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    Pages 39-123

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  • Creative Content Online: 2008 European Commission Consultation

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    Pages 125-164

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  • HADOPI: 2009 Graduated Response in France

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    Pages 165-204

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  • E-Commerce Directive: 2010 European Commission Consultation

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    Pages 205-245

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EU
Book Subtitle
Access and Control
Authors
Series Title
Information Technology and Global Governance
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-50974-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-50974-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-50973-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 346
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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