Participation by different stakeholder groups

In December 2013, the European Commission initiated a public consultation on the review of EU copyright rules, focusing on issues such as harmonisation and territoriality in the internal market, limitations and exceptions in the digital age, fragmentation of the EU copyright market, and the fair balance between enforcement and access. In reply, it received over 9 500 contributions and more than 11 000 questions and comments, not least due to initiatives such as (targeting end users) and (focusing on authors and performers).