Internet : A Cultural Dumpster?
The BBC reported that millions of historic images have been uploaded onto Flickr and are distributed for free. This sheds a new wave of anxiety amongst Fine art & Archiv libraries. CEPIC took the time to take a deeper look behind this evolution to find out what it truly holds. Read more
About August 22nd Microsoft/Bing released the beta version of an image widget which lets websites embed panels of images from the Bing search engine. Several commercial websites have implemented the widget, infringing on the copyright of the photographers. Read more
Disability and Mobility
What is a disability? Can anyone really offer a comprehensive list of every issue that is likely to manifest as a disability? There are attempts to do this in government, but that list hardly reflects the entire human condition. Read more
Reports Suggest Commission Demands More: ICOMP Response
The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets are this evening reporting that the European Commission may require Google to provide further concessions in the on-going antitrust investigation. Read more
CEPIC Congress 2014 in Berlin
The CEPIC Congress was held this year in Berlin, a city of many contrasts. Read more
The Juncker Commission: All Commissioners and portfolios designated
Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, has announced on Wednesday (10 August) at noon, Brussels time, his decision on portfolio assignments. Read more
Hero Images new member at CEPIC!
CEPIC has a new member from Canada: Hero Images! Hero attended its first CEPIC Congress in Berlin this year. Read more
What CEPIC congress participants say
More than two-third of congress participants come back every year, they never miss a congress. And one hundred percent who have come for the first time say they are satisfied. Read more
Summary of EU Consultation on Copyright released
The summary of consultation responses on EU copyright wa released on 23 July. Read more
Pictures and videos of the Congress
Pictures and videos of the CEPIC Congress 2014 in Berlin! Read more
CEPIC Congress 2014 Berlin - a huge success
Delegates from all over the world praise the organization of the Congress as the best ever Read more
Survey on ECL (Extended Collective Licensing) in the UK
The UK government is proposing to bring in legislation on Extended Copyright Licensing (ECL) in October 2014. As ECL will affect all of our businesses not only those in the UK, CEPIC supports the survey initiative and asks you to participate. Read more
Google Images Workshop is fully booked!
The 100 seats for this conference are booked out! Read more
Latest Congress up-date!
Speakers up-date on the Instagram/ Social Media workshop and new cultural programme in Kreuzberg! Read more
Czech Internet companies protest against Google and are ready to defend themselves
Google's actions damage the Czech Internet sector, which is prepared to take defensive measures. Read more
On 14th May 2014, we are bringing international buyers and sellers of stock footage together for the prestige networking opportunity of the year: Read more
Exhibition: The Critical Camera - Fotografie...
The exhibition "The Critical Camera" presents five internationally committed photographers, who all are part of the Society for Humanistic Photography. Read more