ICOMP Statement on European Parliament’s Resolution
“Given Google’s dominance in search and search advertising, and its persistent discrimination against rivals in downstream markets (such as video, maps, comparison shopping, travel, local etc), it is unsurprising that critics are concerned by what economists describe as ‘vertical leveraging’. Read more
What to think of the Orphan Works Database?
On 27 October, the European Observatory of IPR and Piracy announced the launch of the EU Orphan Works Database, based in Alicante. Read more
Bing Widget Up-Date
The BING Widget issue has found a provisonary "Happy End". Microsoft has removed the Widget and disabled the supporting code.Getty's prelimary injunction has been denied but only on the face of Microsoft good will. Read more
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
Universal Images Group and the Virtual Picture Desk Announces Passing of George Sinclair
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Sinclair, founder and executive director of Universal Images Group, Ltd. Following a brief illness, George died from cardiac arrest on Thursday November 20, 2014, at 9:30pm in London. Read more
CEPIC Agenda Up-Dated
What's up at CEPIC? Read more
David Redfern (1936-2014) passed away on 22 october. David was music photographer, jazz fan, long time president of BAPLA and a faithful supporter of CEPIC. Read more
How to get to Warsaw
Our delegates will be happy to know that Warsaw - host of the CEPIC Congress 2015 - is an easy-to-access city in Europe. Read more
Rights Data Integration Conference (RDI)
Please, save the date in your agenda for the Rights Data Integration Conference (RDI) in Brussels on 19 November 2014! There will be a demonstration of the CEPIC Image Finder in "context". Read more
CEPIC Congress 2015 - Announcement
Warsaw, the "city of many faces" will hold the largest congress of our industry from the 3rd to 6th June 2015. Read more
Joint letter to the United Nation rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
Europe has a rich and culturally diverse creative sector, and Europeans today have access to more creative works than ever before. 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
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