COMMUNIA Salon: Eurovision DSM Contest Afterparty

When: 12.12.2023
Where: Online
Announcement of COMMUNIA Salon Special Edition entitled "Eurovision DSM Contest Afterparty: Taking stock of the implementation and looking forward" on 12 December 2023, 15:00-16:30 CET

The phone lines are closed. The results are in. Twenty-five member states have implemented the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive. But who won the Eurovision DSM Contest? Who have we crowned as Europe’s new users’ rights champion?

On December 12th, we celebrated the Eurovision DSM Contest Afterparty, reviewing the implementation of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive in (almost) all EU member states.

To kick off the festivities, Teresa Nobre provided a holistic overview of the DSM Directive’s implementation across the EU, highlighting a few best- (and worst) practices before eventually crowning the Eurovision DSM Contest winner.

In the second part of the event, Christina Angelopoulos provided a more targeted analysis of Articles 15 and 17, highlighting several noteworthy national implementations including some particularly unfortunate rewordings of the original text.

Finally, Felix Reda and Paul Keller came together for a virtual fireside chat, reflecting on the turbulent legislative discussions surrounding the DSM and providing an outlook for the discussions around copyright in particular when it comes to its intersection with artificial intelligence.

If the event has made you hungry for more information on the DSM or you are curious about the performance of your home country, head over to our Eurovision page and for a detailed summary of all national implementations.


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