Coordination and Support Action
GARRI-3-2014 Scientific Information in the Digital Age: Text and Data Mining (TDM)
Project number: 665940
Reducing Barriers and Increasing Uptake of Text and Data Mining for Research Environments
using a Collaborative Knowledge and Open Information Approach
27 september 2016
Unclarity of applicable rules
Is TDM covered by copyright at all? Should it?
Restrictiveness of existing copyright exceptions
Most research exceptions too narrow
Cross-border differences in the law
Current statutory framework & TDM
Open Access material freely minable
Not all minable material licensed under OA:
Some under strict licence/ TDM forbidden;
Some through API/ TDM limited;
Some without a licence/ TDM unknown;
Problems of interoperability of licences
Licensing practices & TDM
EU Reform: Scope of exception for TDM
‘Research Organisation’ – other, like ‘lawful user’?
Purpose of use?
Commercial/ non-commercial research?
Unrestricted? Or ‘only those associated with scientific