The European Commission is to set up a European digital library able to display around six million books, photographs and films and available to all internet users by 2010.
Following a period of consultation, the commission on Thursday (2 March) announced that it would study the copyright issues that might arise with the library and help speed up the project by co-funding a network of digitisation sites.
Friday, March 03, 2006
EU funds massive digital library
The Commission could do even more good by reforming European copyright legislation so that anyone could do this without fear of retribution from the great-grandchildren of copyright holders...