Copyright: dialogue between platforms and rights holders starts tomorrow

The first meeting of the stakeholder dialogue on the application of Article 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market on the use of protected content by online content-sharing service providers will take place tomorrow in Brussels. The stakeholders will discuss best practices on how content-sharing platforms and service providers should cooperate with rights holders. This dialogue is foreseen under the new directive and will help to prepare the guidance on the application of Article 17. The European Commission has invited stakeholder organisations to attend, based on the criteria listed in the call of expression of interest for participating the stakeholder dialogue. The agenda is available here. Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel will open the session at 09:45 CEST. Her speech as well as the discussions can be followed live via webstream.