Update on Freedom of Panorama

Posted on: July 10, 2015 by

Just a quick update to say that yesterday the European Parliament voted – overwhelmingly – to remove the proposed restrictions on Freedom of Panorama (FOP) from the report currently being debated. The proposal had been outlined in two earlier blogs: here and here.

That means the status quo will be maintained: countries such as the UK, Germany and Spain which currently have FOP will continue to do so, just as countries that do not, like France, Italy and Greece, will continue not to have it. Plus ca change