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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...
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...
Maria Eskevich

LT-Accelerate: sharing experience of data mining turned into market insights about...

The proliferation of social networks in recent years has drastically altered the way customers and companies interact. Information spreads rapidly on the internet, and...

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...

FutureTDM at the EUhackathon: Visualising Copyright Evidence

The theme of the 6th edition of the EUhackathon held in Brussels last week was ‘visualising copyright evidence to inform the policy debate...
Marco Caspers

Some observations of the French TDM exception

As of October 7, 2016, the law on a Digital Republic (“République Numérique”) introduced an exception for text and data mining (TDM) in the...

The FutureTDM Workshop: Improving Uptake of Text and Data Mining in...

On 27 September 2016, FutureTDM held our first Workshop in Brussels. The event was sponsored and Chaired by the European Parliament Digital Agenda Intergroup...
Marco Caspers

The Commission’s proposed TDM exception: Who’s to benefit?

This blog post was originally published on the Kluwer Copyright Blog on September 15, 2016.Recently, the Commission published a draft of the Commission’s impact assessment “on the modernisation...