The European Parliament’s book-sector review names books and reading as “the second cultural activity” behind watching and listening.
As the European Parliament works through its ‘AI Act’ legislation, Italy’s publishers back the country’s industrial sector’s position.
The ‘Tales of EUkraine’ project from the Federation of European Publishers and Ukrainian Book Institute is in Naples with AIE’s support.
Targeted instances of potential ‘artificial intelligence’ usage include ’emotion recognition systems’ and ‘predictive policing systems.’
On Friday, the Federation of European Publishers will open a campaign of support for Ukraine’s Voices of Children Foundation.
The Federation of European Publishers calls on MEPs to put ‘real teeth’ into its Digital Services Act legislation to help with book piracy.
International citizens are signing the new Charter for the Freedom of Expression created by the German publishers’ association.
Many of Europe’s book business leaders hail the approval of the European Union’s hard-fought Copyright Directive in Brussels today.
In a ballot count of 348 to 274, the European Parliament today (March 26) has voted in favor of the bitterly divisive copyright directive developed through years of effort as part of the Digital Single Union framework.
‘The directive is not perfect, but it is a very important step in the right direction,’ says Dr. Jessica Sänger of Germany’s Börsenverein as a Council of the European Union vote is awaited on the newly negotiated copyright agreement.
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