Meeting Notes and Information about the Meeting on the 4th September 2018 with Google discussing Copyright and YouTube

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Dear Communications Networks, Content and Technology,

On the 04.09.2018 Commission representatives Stig Joergen Gren and Juhan Lepassaar meet up with Google in Brussels discussing the subject "Copyright - YouTube"

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

-We request access to all correspondence (including email) between the Commissioners and
their Cabinets, and the company Google, regarding the meeting mentioned earlier in the text.
-any record/minutes of meetings between DG Connect officials/representatives and representatives of the Company Google/YouTube, or any intermediaries representing its interests, regarding the meeting mentioned earlier in the text.

Please note I'm only requesting access to the contents of the communications and that personally identifiable information (such as email headers) can therefore be sent with redactions.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Wetzel

Rudolf Beyendorff-Ring 15a
12249, Berlin

ve_sg.accessdoc (SG), Communications Networks, Content and Technology

[1]Ares(2020)651790 - RE: access to documents request - Meeting Notes and
Information about the Meeting on the 4th September 2018 with Google
discussing Copyright and YouTube --- Ref. Gestdem 2020/587

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Advance copy by e-mail and registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt

Dear Mr Wetzel,

Please find attached document Ares(2020)1110849 regarding "Your application for access to documents- Ref GestDem 2020/0587" sent by Mr Roberto Viola, General Director of DG CONNECT on 21/02/2020.

Best regards,

European Commission
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