Commentary

104 The Information Society Directive (Council Directive (EC) 2001/29)

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

104 The Information Society Directive (Council Directive (EC) 2001/29)

| Commentary

104 The Information Society Directive (Council Directive (EC) 2001/29)

Council Directive (EC) 2001/29 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (the Information Society Directive) requires European Union member states to implement legislation creating three new exclusive rights, being the reproduction right, the right of communication to the public and the distribution right.

The reproduction right is the exclusive right to authorise or prohibit the direct or indirect, temporary or permanent reproduction by any means and in any form in whole or part of five categories of protected works. The protected works are the following: the copyright works of authors and the related rights of four categories of related rights owners. The categories of related rights are the following: fixations of the performances of performers; phonograms made by phonogram producers; the first fixations of films made by

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