Text and Data Mining in the EU ‘Acquis Communautaire’ Tinkering with TDM & Digital Legal Deposit

19 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2019

Date Written: November 27, 2019

Abstract

Text and Data Mining (hereinafter, TDM) issue for the purpose of scientific research or for any other purpose which is included in the provisions of the new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (hereinafter, DSM). TDM is a term that includes Web harvesting and Web Archiving activities. Web harvesting and archiving pertains to the processes of collecting from the web and archiving of works that reside on the Web. In the following analysis we will elaborate briefly upon provisions in EU Copyright law which were discussed during the proposal for a new Directive on Copyright in the DSM as well as provisions which are included in the text of art.3 and art.4 of the new Directive 2019/790/EU per TDM. In addition, the following analysis presents legislation in very few EU Member States which pertains to TDM and preceded the rulings of Directive 2019/790/EU. Digital legal deposit remarkable examples from EU Member States are also presented in this paper. The example of Australia is also presented below hereto because it is one of the oldest and most successful worldwide. The National Library of Australia’s digital legal deposit is state-of-the-art.

Keywords: web harvesting, data analysis, text & data mining, TDM, computational text

Suggested Citation

Canellopoulou-Bottis, Maria and Papadopoulos, Marinos and Zampakolas, Christos and Ganatsiou, Paraskevi, Text and Data Mining in the EU ‘Acquis Communautaire’ Tinkering with TDM & Digital Legal Deposit (November 27, 2019). Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3501670

Maria Canellopoulou-Bottis (Contact Author)

Information Law, DALMS, Ionian University ( email )

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Marinos Papadopoulos

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Christos Zampakolas

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Paraskevi Ganatsiou

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