the Commissions has initiated actions to improve the ICT standardisation ecosystem including work with ESOs and stakeholders on possible measures to improve the Standard Essential Patents (SEP) ecosystem, promotion of open source and its interaction with standardisation, and to strengthen the EU presence in international ICT standardisation.
In this system, legality – in the context of legitimate parody, education or quotation is irrelevant. EDRi: Deconstructing the Article 13 of the Copyright proposal
“code” regulates— how […] software and hardware […] regulate cyberspace as it is. (Lawrence Lessig)
In cyberspace we must understand how a different “code” regulates— how the software and hardware (i.e., the “code” of cyberspace) that make cyberspace what it is also regulate cyberspace as it is. Lawrence Lessig, Code, 1999
the freedom to understand, discuss, repair, and improve the technological devices you own (Edward Felten)
"Freedom to Tinker" is the freedom to understand, discuss, repair, and improve the technological devices you own. This freedom, which has been eroded by recent changes in market practices and the law, is the organizing principle behind an increasing political and legal awareness among technologists. Edward Felten at usenix 11