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Friday, November 11, 2011

The management of electronic calls for abolition of canon digital

Ametic , the management of companies in the electronics and computers, has released a statement urging the new future government of Spain to suppress the digital canon. The agency is concerned about the current legal uncertainty and the economic damage to the sector generates.

Ametic states that "under the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union on October 21, 2010 (case Padawan), freelancers and companies should not be subject to payment of compensation for private copying but Spanish law, after a year, still not comply with Community legislation. "

The body remembers the last episodes in tone to digital canon. The Sustainable Economy Act established the need for radical reform of canon digital before June 15, modifications not been made. In July, the Congress of Deputies approved a proposition of law in favor of its abolition and replacement by other less arbitrary and indiscriminate ways, based on the effective use of works and services. On March 22, 2011, the Hearing National annulled the decree of June 18, 2008 which regulates the application of the canon. "However, despite these milestones, no reform has been carried out" and paid, says the company, more than 100 million euros each year in respect of private copying levy indiscriminately by all users the end.

According to his figures, the application of digital canon he is assuming that consumers are overcharged on some devices than 15 euros without often being aware of paying the premium.

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