Marco Caspers

CULT’s opinion on the TDM exception

On 6 February 2017, the Committee on Culture and Education (hereafter: CULT) published its draft opinion on the recently proposed directive on copyright in the Digital...
Freyja van den Boom

FutureTDM reports on APE 2017

A few weeks ago the FutureTDM poster travelled to Berlin to be shown during the APE conference organized by Academic Publishing in Europe (APE)Publishing...
Hans Lammerant

The tension between TDM and data protection

The BYTE project researched the positive and negative societal impacts associated with big data. As part of this research it considered how big data...
Marco Caspers

FutureTDM’s policy recommendations are here!

While discussions at the EU on copyright reform and an exception for text and data mining (TDM) are very much live, FutureTDM, a Commission...

An open-access publisher perspective on Text and Data Mining

Interview with Frederick Fenter, Executive Editor (Frontiers Media SA) On 11 January 2017, one day before the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee began debating...
Freyja van den Boom

OGP Global summit: ‘Mine The Government’

During the fourth OGP Global Summit 2016 conference held in December this year, FutureTDM together with Open Knowledge International was selected to hold a...
Jan Strycharz

Trend analysis, future applications and economics of TDM

Text and Data Mining (TDM) has a vital role to play to ensure that Big Data exerts an economic impact. Gleaning value from vast...
Frank Hellwig

iCLIC Data Mining and Data Sharing Workshop (Part 3)

Report 3: UK and EU TDM exception, contract override and APIs, wealth transferThis is the third of three blog posts on the iCLIC Data...

EU Copyright and the Path to Reform

If you are following our blogs and twitter feed, you can’t have failed to notice that there has been a fair bit of coverage...
Marco Caspers

A right to read for machines? Part I: The introduction

We, as FutureTDM, we were happy to organise and moderate a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting 2016 of the Association for Information Science...