The directive on copyright and related rights: a necessary fight

At a time when comprehensive European legislation on copyright is being set in place and we witness the reinforcement of the economic and legal protection of rights' holders, the Eblida association is devoting itself principally to defending the right of access to the information society. Vigilant in the face of rulings decreed by the European Commission, the association is mobilizing its efforts in particular around the directive "on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society". The author of the article highlights what is at stake from this directive and its transposition into French law.