Study on copyright and new technologies. Copyright data management and artificial intelligence

New digital technologies have become essential tools to facilitate and improve the management of copyright-related data. Some technologies can substantially improve the management of rights linked to protected content and thereby enhance better remuneration for creators and development of new content services. Moreover, technologies such as AI have a great potential to contribute to the production and distribution of copyright-protected content (e.g. books, films, sound recordings or videogames). This study analyses two issues linked to copyright and technology. The first part looks into the potential use of new technologies to improve the management of data linked to copyright-protected content by European creative industries. The second part concentrates on the copyright-related challenges raised by the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Study commissioned by DG Connect.