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

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...
Marco Caspers

Deliverable on Regulations and Policies on FutureTDM

In my earlier blog post, I announced that FutureTDM is mapping the legal barriers to TDM in Europe, for which we conducted a questionnaire...

An open-access publisher perspective on TDM

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

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...
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....
Frank Hellwig

iCLIC Data Mining and Data Sharing Workshop (Part 1)

Report 1: TDM exception, copyright reform process, temporary copying, reproduction rightThe iCLIC Data Mining and Data Sharing workshop took place on 23rd September 2016...

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...