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Overview of European Legislation For Digital Copyright Protection |

Vijay Kumar Pandey, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Digitaltechnologies are becoming more important in business and a potential locomotivefor economic growth and trade. The U.S producers and consumers have enjoyed a‘Digital revolution’ since 1990’s and it is not surprising that they became thelargest economy in the information society. Although following developmentsin  information society one step behindthe U.S, the challenge for Europe is to clinch the digital age and become themost competitive knowledge-based economy and society is the new goal of the EU. Statistics shows that, in Europe 90% of firms and most of their employeeshave an Internet connection 60% of those firms have web sites and  approximately 20%  of  the European  companies  sell and  buy  over through the Internet .