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Projected timeline (updated 2020-06-23):
- 3-12/2019: Pre-preparation (public consultation with stakeholders) (completed in schedule)
- 5/2019 - 2/2021: Preparation work (within the ministry) (work progresses as expected)
- 8-10/2020: Public proposal commenting round (originally planned to happen in 6/2020 but delayed by a few months)
- 3-4/2021: Public commenting, refinement work
- 5-6/2021: Decision by the government
- 6.../2021: Decision by the parliament
- Act is instated
- Followup of the act's effects
- 10-05-2019/17-06-2019: The Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) initiated an open stakeholder debate series organized around 6 themes. The first round's goals were to collect all viewpoints and concerns from all stakeholders.
- 10-05-2019: Kickoff event with an open call, over 100 participants.
- 16-05-2019: Theme 2 = Art 5 (educational use)
- 17-05-2019: Theme 1 = Art 3-4 (data mining)
- 23-05-2019: Theme 5 = Art 17 (platforms)
- 29-05-2019: Theme 4 = Art 15 (publisher rights)
- 16-06-2019: Theme 6 = Art 18-23 (artist and author rights)
- 17-06-2019: Theme 3 = Art 8-12 (cultural heritage)
- 04-06-2019: The MoEC has set up a committee to oversee the process. Its members are:
- Jorma Waldén (chair), Director, Ministry of Education and Culture
- Viveca Still, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Copyright Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture
- Tero Huttunen, Ministerial Adviser, Education, Ministry of Education and Culture
- Pekka Pulkkinen, Ministry of Justice
- Minna Aalto-Setälä, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
- Päivi-Maria Virta, Ministry of Transport and Communications
- 26-09-2019/05-12-2019: The MoEC organized the second round of stakeholder meetings in the fall of 2019. In these meetings the MoEC had some more specific information on the national level options and asked stakeholders to voice their opinions on them.
- 26-09-2019: Theme 2, education
- Sopimuslisenssijärjestelmän kehittämistarpeet (ml. yleinen sopimuslisenssi sekä ratkaisuina DSM-direktiivin 15 ja 17 artiklaan liittyen) / ~Development needs of the collective licensing scheme
Presented by vice-director Jukka-Pekka Timonen, Kopiosto ry (the central national copyright management society)
- 21-10-2019: Theme 5, platforms. Solutions for implementation of article 17 on responsibility of content-sharing service providers for content uploaded by users
- Introduction (overview of art. 17), Viveca Still, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Copyright Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture
- How should art. 17 be implemented? Stakeholder views
- Antti Kotilainen, CEO, IFPI Finland
- Marco Pancini, Director Public Policy and Government Affairs EMEA, Youtube/Google
- Probir Mehta, Head of Global Trade and IP Policy, Facebook
- 15-11-2019: Theme 4, publishers
- Presentation by Satu Kangas, Medialiitto
- 05-12-2019: Miten käyttäjien ja ei-kaupallisten toimijoiden asema tulisi huomioida DSM-direktiivin toimeenpanossa – Hur borde användares och icke-kommersiella aktörers ställning beaktas vid genomförandet av DSM-direktivet / ~ How the rights of users and non-commercial actors should be noted in the implementation of the DSM directive.
- Presentation by: Tapani Tarvainen, Electronic Frontier Finland ry