Six Open Access (OA) publishers have joined LIBER and LERU in publicly stating their opposition to the European Publishers Council’s EPC Copyright Vision Paper 2014: Copyright Enabled on the Network.
- Cameron Neylon, PLOS
- Brian Hole, Ubiquity Press
- Mark Patterson, eLife
- Peter Binfield, PeerJ
- Rupert Gatti, Open Book Publishers
- Xenia van Edig, Copernicus Publications
The letter underlines our shared position on Text and Data Mining and the need for a new Exception in European copyright legislation to accommodate this.
This is backed by the position taken by the EC’s Expert Group on Text and Data Mining that European copyright frameworks should be modernised to include an Exception for Text and Data Mining.