Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules
This website will make it easier to fill out the public consultation form and gives helpful guidance. It allows to download a finished ODT document to send to the commission.
Provide answers for review
If you want to provide your own perspective, it's a matter of filling in a spreadsheet with answers for each question. You can take this spreadsheet as an example.
- The "Question" column contains the question number
- The "Option" column may contain a number (1, 2 or 3) if there is an option to fill in (choosing the first, second or third option)
- The "Answer" column may contain text that will be filled in if there is text field related to the chosen option or if it's an open question. Do not provide full answers, let users write in their own words.
- The "Explanation" column may contain an explanation to the question or the given answer that will be shown along-side it.
Contact email@example.com to be included with your answers.
_data/questions.yml contains the questions with text keys and language sub keys (en, de). Add your question translations there. Provide simple translations of Yes, No and No Opinion in
en/index.html (or for a simpler version
de/index.html) to a folder with your language and adapt accordingly. Also create a language sub folder in
_includes/ and translate the
download_modal.html. You can also translate one of the existing mini-sites (e.g.
You can provide a translated version of a guide as well. See the available guides under
_data/answers.yml and under
Setup the backup server on Heroku
Install the Heroku toolbelt, create an app and add the
heroku Git remote. Then:
# Do this to explicitly define node.js as build pack heroku config:add BUILDPACK_URL=https://github.com/heroku/heroku-buildpack-nodejs git push heroku gh-pages:master
Add the Postmark Add-On to you app, add sending signatures.
Set some environment variables:
heroku config:set FROM_EMAIL_ADDRESSfirstname.lastname@example.org heroku config:set "ALLOWED_DOMAIN=http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu"