We’re really delighted to launch our latest podcast, Episode 18 in the Copyright Waffle series which we recorded with a bit of a copyright hero of ours, Julia Reda. Julia is a former MEP, who advocated for copyright reform in The European Parliament as a representative of the Pirate Party from 2014. She joined us in late April 2021 to record this episode. It’s taken a while to get it sorted, what with one thing and another but it’s a fantastic episode. Julia talks to us about a whole range of topics including how she got into copyright in the first place, about the concept of liquid democracy and her recent research at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard. She also talks about the work she does currently for a civil society organisation in Germany.
We first met Julia at the CILIP Copyright Conference in 2017 and have followed her work since then. She also tells us about her copyright heroes including: Martin Kretschmer, Lionel Bently, Severine Dusollier, Martin Husovec, Joao Quintais, Christophe Geiger, Catherine Stihler and Dan Dalton.
In copyright news we discuss whether football is protected under copyright and the Communia birthday celebrations this year. She also recommends a couple of sources for keeping up to date with copyright including the Kluwer copyright blog and the Communia website.
Enjoy the waffle folks!