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See the other EDRi-gram news from issue 6.5 – 12 March 2008 Commissioner Charlie McCreevy’s announcement in February 2008 that he proposes to nearly double the term of copyright protection for sound recordings from 50 to 95 years came as a shock to UK digital rights campaigners. Back in 2006, here in the UK, the… » read more

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On 11 March 2008 Ville Oksanen, representing EDRi at the WIPO SCCR, made the following statement on the agenda item related to limitations & exceptions: “European Digital Rights, EDRI, represents 28 privacy and civil rights organisations from 17 different countries in Europe. As this is the first time EDRI takes the floor, we’d like to… » read more

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Edri-gram 6.1

On 16 January 2008, it was published the first EDRi-gram of the year . Here is the summarry: German data retention act challenged EC public consultation of Creative Content Online European Data Protection Supervisor’s opinion on RFID New data protection rules asked by UK MPs PI: Leading surveillance societies in the EU and the World… » read more

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This is the title of the first COMMUNIA Workshop that will take place on Friday 18 January 2008. Admission is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Official info : Organized by and held at Politecnico di Torino this event takes aim at the international debate about the “digital commons” and the… » read more

Posted by Bogdan