16th January 2019

The NIM implementation of copyright in the Digital Single Market

Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market Some of the text is copied from the EU Commission press release of 19th January 2019 Ref http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20190111IPR23225/q-and-a-on-the-draft-digital-copyright-directiveMy comments shows how we at NIM ar
5th December 2018

Copyright Securities and CopyrightCoins – a match made in heaven

Cheat sheet

Copyright Securities (CSec), regulated securities brokered by an accredited investment house and/or broker. The Internet Media Copyright Association (IMCA) governs CopyrightCoins CoipyrightCoins (CCIM) - the currency of royalties.

Status

IMCA issued 25 billion Copyrightcoins whereas 24 billion is unavailable under escrow contract. Of the 1 billion available, 700 million CCIM is ONLY available to proven Copyright owners. 150 million CCIM is available to core team and advisors to the ecosystem (17,144,460 CCIM are allocated per 25th November 2018. However many redemption codes are not activated yet). Only 150 million CCIM is available on the “free” market (0.6% of total and 15% available today), something that will gradually change as the Copyright Owners will release their CCIM into the market pegged to their royalties income.

The IMCA policy and Copyright Securities

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30th November 2018

Copyright Securities and CopyrightCoins – a match made in heaven

Cheat sheet

Copyright Securities (CSec), regulated securities brokered by an accredited investment house and/or broker. The Internet Media Copyright Association (IMCA) governs CopyrightCoins CoipyrightCoins (CCIM) - the currency of royalties.

Status

IMCA issued 25 billion Copyrightcoins whereas 24 billion is unavailable under escrow contract. Of the 1 billion available, 700 million CCIM is ONLY available to proven Copyright owners. 150 million CCIM is available to core team and advisors to the ecosystem (17,144,460 CCIM are allocated per 25th November 2018. However many redemption codes are not activated yet). Only 150 million CCIM is available on the “free” market (0.6% of total and 15% available today), something that will gradually change as the Copyright Owners will release their CCIM into the market pegged to their royalties income.

The IMCA policy and Copyright Securities

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14th September 2018

Article 11 and 13 approved by European Parliament

The directive.

The directive itself still faces a final vote in January 2019 (although experts say it’s unlikely it will be rejected). After that it will need to be implemented by individual EU member states, who could very well vary significantly in how they choose to interpret the directive’s text.The most important parts of this are Articles 11 and 13. Article 11 is intended to give publishers and papers a way to make money when companies like Google link to their stories, allowing them to demand paid licenses. Article 13 requires certain platforms like YouTube and Facebook stop users sharing unlicensed copyrighted material.

Let’s have a closer look.

Article 11,

This would grant news outlets a claim to copyright over the sharing of their content online.I am not a lawyer (I would love to hear from those that are) but isn’t this basically the same law we've always had with an added emphasis on 'not exploiting your position to the detrimen