Cpyright must be extended according to the Commission

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has approved an extension
of copyright term for music recordings from 50 years to 95 years.
Note that it is a co-decision Procedure; today’s vote was the 1st reading of
the European Parliament. The plenary vote is scheduled on March 11th in Strasbourg, to have the final approval by the Council of Ministers.
See the press release on the European Parliament’s website:
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/expert/infopress_page/058-48812-040-02-07-909-20090209IPR48791-09-02-2009-2009-false/default_en.htm

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About Francesca Bria

Researcher, expert on Innovation Policy and Management and Social Media. Francesca is now a PhD Researcher and Teaching Associate at Imperial College London. She's a member of the Internet of Things Council Europe.
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