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Article published in EDRi-gram 8.3 On January 28 and 29, the Council of Europe held a consultation meeting on the launch of work on a new international instrument that would create neighbouring rights for broadcasting organisations. The purpose of this initiative is to take up the work of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) which,… » read more

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Article published in EDRi-gram 8.3 The transposition of the Data Retention Directive in Belgium has remained stagnant for a long time. Following a public consultation in May 2008 on a first draft law proposal and draft royal decree to transpose this Directive into Belgian law, a broad group of organisations voiced a strong position against… » read more

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See now FAQ on Swift also in French, German, Italian and Finnish In German http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-DE.pdf In Italian http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-IT.pdf In French http://www.edri.org/files/SWIFT-FAQ_2010-02-10-FR.pdf In Finnish http://www.effi.org/uutiset/100209-swift-faq-sopimus.html After the Civil Liberties committee in the European Parliament (EP) rejected on 5 February 2010 the interim nine-month SWIFT deal between the EU and US, now it will be up to… » read more

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