The EU Copyright Directive validates the need for Internet Copyright Clearing Companies Tuesday 13 February 2001 PDF Print Info2clear the leading European online copyright clearance centre is following closely the European Parliament's debate on the subject of the adoption of the EU Copyright Directive. As the final stage of discussions will be reached on Wednesday 14th February, Info2clear is confident that the vote will give a positive sign towards the copyright market. Anthony Belpaire the CEO and founder of Info2clear said, "Finally, the vote at the European Parliament on Wednesday will be the climax of our last year's efforts. It will confirm that the products we provide, enabling major publishing houses and content providers to make their content available for republishing, generating revenue and protecting their intellectual property, are a viable value proposition for the publishing industry and any other industry that relies on digital content as a resalable asset." Info2clear has developed a technological solution by which content providers i.e. newspapers, magazines, photographers, musicians, are able to make their content available on the Internet whilst at the same time generating revenue and protecting their intellectual property. It also provides a framework where the full proof of the rights assigned to the final acquirer can be validated and verified. The Info2clear system rests on two pillars, which are education and enabling methods. "Definitively the EC Copyright directive shall bring legal security in the area of online copyright clearance management. Copyright information can now be tagged to the protected work and delivered through Info2clear's framework. Now copyrights will be protected throughout Europe," added Roland Louski, Info2clear Senior Legal Counsel. About Info2clear Info2clear, founded in February 2000. In April of last year the company concluded partnerships with Roularta Media Group, Uitgeversbedrijf Tijd and Bird & Bird and in June with The Copenhagen Post and World Online. Recently a partnership has been concluded with SOFAM, the Belgian collecting society for rights in the visual arts. With get-a-seal.com Info2clear offers a service for enabling (intellectual) information to be registered, and thus acts as a digital notary. The intellectual property submitted is protected via an unforgeable seal. With get-a-copy.com Info2clear has a professional instrument for managing the rights to digital publications. These services create a new revenue stream for publishers and make it easy for people to use content instantly and legally. For more information, visit http://www.info2clear.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Bluegrass Marketing Communications in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.