Marco Caspers

The Role of Anne Frank’s Diary and Academic Freedom for Text...

It is beyond dispute that Anne Frank’s diary is of great historical value. A recent Dutch court decision confirms this, in a case that...
Marco Caspers

Neighbouring Rights, Publishers, and a TDM Exception

Until now, the copyright reform process initiated by the European Commission had brought some hope for text and data mining (TDM) researchers, when it...
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...

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

FutureTDM is Mapping the Legal Barriers to TDM in Europe

The goal of FutureTDM is to promote uptake of the use of TDM in Europe. Part of the solution therefore lies in identifying barriers...
FutureTDM

An open-access publisher perspective on TDM

Interview: Mappet Walker, Project Manager (Frontiers Media SA)On 11 January 2017, one day before the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee began debating the copyright...
FutureTDM

The Objectives of FutureTDM

In order to foster the exploitation of TDM in European scientific, economic and public sectors, and eventually boost economy and society as a whole,...
University of Amsterdam

‘TDM is Simply the Research Method of the Future!’: An Interview...

We are pleased to have Dr Lucie Guibault, Associate Professor at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) to be...
Copyright for Creativity

Text and Data Mining: how the Future TDM workshop highlighted the...

For the legal geeks among us, it is now old news that the European Commission, after promising to modernise copyright, issued a rather...
Marco Caspers

Why a Copyright Exception Should Go Beyond TDM

It is a basic principle of copyright law that ideas are not protected. What copyright does protect is the original expression of those ideas....