The Commission envy this Thursday two reasoned opinions to Portugal, the initial phase of an infringement procedure, for not yet having a European Brussels on the transposition of directives on copyright and related rights.
As part of the package of infractions for May, published today, Brussels then realizes that “today it will send fundamental opinions” to Portugal and nine other countries (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland) by these they are not “as transposition measures relating to the copyright attributed to them”.
At the same time, the executive will issue a reasoned opinion to Portugal and 12 other countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, France, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Sweden) as they have not notified the another directive on copyright and related rights in the digital single market.
This means that these Member States have two months to deal with the situation and adopt “correct the situation and adopt national transposition measures for both measures”, and if they fail to do so, the Commission will be able to file an action before the Court of Justice of the European Union. (HUH) ).
This concerned national members who was instructed to the Member States on the Law on Transposition of Copyright Directives.
“Member States should pass on these standards without further delay, which will enable EU citizens, the creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators and those responsible for managing cultural heritage, as well as service providers across the EU, start benefiting from them”, Brussels urges.
The fundamental opinions sent today, initial steps in infringement procedures, are after, in July last year, the European Commission opened proceedings against Portugal and 22 other EU countries for not having communicated as trans to start the new community legislation on rights of rights author or just the deed done.
In September, 2 Minister02 proposals1, the Council of 2 Ministers and Supplies2 proposed laws that would allow the Government to authorize the authorization of copyright .
In October, the Portuguese parliament can move to the specialty.
At stake is the need to regulate the use of authors in a digital environment, especially on Internet platforms, especially with technological giants such as Facebook, Google and YouTube, which will now have responsibilities to ensure respect for the author.
The directors were created to protect the content ownership of content, musicians, writers and journalists on the internet, creating rules for the use of their work by third parties.
Approved at Union level from June 2019 and April 2019 since the beginning of June 17, 2021.