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I motori di ricerca devono pagare le notizie, qui. V. anche G. Scorza "Agcom, Sovrana assoluta dei contenuti", qui e, dello stesso autore, "Web: e i diritti (d’autore) di 'noantri'?", qui. In questione è quello scempio dell'art. 5 del DDL collegato alla legge di Stabilità 2014, qui.

Open Data in Transition: Trento Conference

The Holy See on the TPP

Statement, 9th Session of the Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization
Bali, here (p.4-5).

Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules

Here.Press Release, here.

Some highlights:

"The principle of EU exhaustion of the distribution right applies in the case of the distribution of physical copies (e.g. when a tangible article such as a CD or a book, etc. is sold, the right holder cannot prevent the further distribution of that tangible article). The issue that arises here is whether this principle can also be applied in the case of an act of transmission equivalent in its effect to distribution (i.e. where the buyer acquires the property of the copy). This raises difficult questions, notably relating to the practical application of such an approach (how to avoid re-sellers keeping and using a copy of a work after they have “re-sold” it – this is often referred to as the “forward and delete” question {The UsedSoft ruling had an answer to that} as well as to the economic implications of the creation of a second-hand market of copies of perfect quality that never deteriorate (in contrast to the second-hand market for …


R. Picker, Class Slides  here.