Open Letter to President Juncker: European Commission yet again fails to listen to the legitimate demands of performers in Europe

On 11 December 2018, the FAIR INTERNET campaign partners issued an open letter to President Juncker expressing their disappointment with respect to the European Commission’s continuous lack of support for performers and their legitimate expectations regarding their remuneration for the online distribution of their performances.

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JOINT STATEMENT: THE EU URGENTLY NEEDS REMUNERATION RULES FOR AUTHORS AND PERFORMERS

Joint Statement: European and international authors and performers' organisations from all sectors urge Member States to support the much-needed Article -14 providing for fair and proportionate remuneration for authors and performers in the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

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AEPO-ARTIS Seminar “Performers’ Rights in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities” - Press Release

The Association of European Performers’ Organisations, AEPO-ARTIS, held its annual seminar dedicated to “EU Copyright Acquis: 25 years of harmonisation. What is working for performers and what is not?” on 7 November 2018.

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AEPO-ARTIS Study: Performers’ Rights in International and European Legislation: Situation and Elements for Improvement

On 6 November 2018, AEPO-ARTIS released its study "Performers’ Rights in International and European Legislation: Situation and Elements for Improvement"

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The FAIR INTERNET coalition welcomes copyright vote of the European Parliament’s plenary putting performers at the heart of this reform process

The FAIR INTERNET coalition, representing over 500.000 musicians, singers, actors, dancers and other performing artists, welcomes the vote of the European Parliament’s plenary on the draft Copyright Directive.

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The FAIR INTERNET coalition calls on MEPs to uphold & confirm the meaningful improvements to the benefit of performers obtained in Chapter III, articles 14-16

Tomorrow, MEPs will vote in plenary on the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The FAIR INTERNET coalition calls on all MEPs to safeguard the meaningful provisions seeking to improve the livelihoods of performers in Chapter III.

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The FAIR INTERNET coalition calls on MEPs to safeguard the meaningful improvements to the benefit of performers obtained in Chapter III, articles 14-16

On 5 July 2018, the FAIR INTERNET coalition issued a statement calling on members of the European Parliament – when considering amendments ahead of the plenary vote in September on the draft directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market - to safeguard the meaningful improvements to the benefit of performers obtained in Chapter III, articles 14-16.

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The FAIR INTERNET coalition welcomes vote of the Legal Affairs’ Committee in favour of a new Article -14a

On 20 June 2018, the FAIR INTERNET coalition issued a statement welcoming the vote of the Legal Affairs’ Committee in favour of a new Article -14a ensuring the payment of fair and proportionate remuneration for performers including for online exploitations.

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Meeting with Mrs Gabriel, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

AEPO-ARTIS, on behalf of the FAIR INTERNET coalition, and German actor Hans Werner Meyer, met with Mrs Gabriel, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society to discuss the improvement of the EU copyright acquis in the context of the Digital Single Market.

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FAIR INTERNET Campaign - Debate with the Polish press and Polish representatives of the European Parliament

On 16 October 2017, the partners in the FAIR INTERNET Campaign with the support of AEPO-ARTIS members SAWP and STOART held a debate with the Polish press and Polish representatives of the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Copyright Directive: Open letter from performers and audiovisual authors to Members of the Legal Affairs committee

On 4 June 2018, a number of European performers and audiovisual authors released the following open letter addressed to Members of the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament.

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European Parliament event hosted by MEPs Marc Joulaud (EPP), Mary Honeyball (S&D) and Helga Trüpel (Greens/EFA) - Press release

On 29 May 2018, an event took place at the European Parliament hosted by MEPs Marc Joulaud (EPP), Mary Honeyball (S&D) and Helga Trüpel (Greens/EFA) took place at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

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FAIR INTERNET Campaign Event - Live Performance With Murray Head

On 7 November 2017, the Fair Internet Coalition, with the support of Mary Honeyball MEP, hosted a Live Performance With Murray Head at the Concert Noble, Brussels.

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FAIR INTERNET Campaign - Debate with the Polish press and Polish representatives of the European Parliament

On 16 October 2017, the partners in the FAIR INTERNET Campaign with the support of AEPO-ARTIS members SAWP and STOART held a debate with the Polish press and Polish representatives of the European Parliament in Brussels.

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National Media Briefing: Belgium/France

On 26 September 2017, the partners in the FAIR INTERNET Campaign with the support of AEPO-ARTIS members ADAMI, Playright and SPEDIDAM held a Francophone Media Briefing at the Silken Berlaymont Hotel in Brussels.

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German actor Hans Werner Meyer hands the “Make the Internet Fair for Performers” petition to Axel Voss MEP

German actor Hans Werner Meyer, starring in over 120 film and TV productions in Germany, and the FAIR INTERNET Coalition, formally delivered today the “Make the Internet Fair for Performers” petition to Axel Voss MEP, rapporteur on the review of Copyright Directive

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FAIR INTERNET coalition statement to the Presidency proposals regarding articles 13-16 of the draft Directive on Copyright in the DSM

The partners of the FAIR INTERNET coalition have read with great attention the compromise proposals put forward by the Estonian Presidency regarding the draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (dated 30 August 2017).

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Statement of the Fair Internet Coalition in reaction to ITRE and CULT votes on 11 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, the members of the European Parliament Industry and Culture Committees adopted their opinions on the Draft EU Copyright Directive.

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Fair Internet Coalition submits comments to EP Legal Affairs Committee

On 10 July 2017, the Fair Internet Coalition submitted to the Members of the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee its comments to amendments tabled to the Draft Report On The Proposed Directive On Copyright In The Digital Single Market.

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AEPO-ARTIS Seminar “Performers’ Rights in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities” - Press Release

On 6 June 2017, AEPO-ARTIS held its annual seminar entitled “Performers’ Rights in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities” at the THON EU Hotel in Brussels.

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