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Public Interest Group Asks Congress to Take Away News Publishers’ Rights to Copyright Their Own Content
Recently, a public interest group asked Congress to refrain from implementing the Publishers’ Right in the U.S., a copyright protection which is currently guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution ... Read More
On March 26, the European Parliament voted to adopt the Copyright Directive by a vote of 348–274. The final Directive creates a Publishers’ Right that gives publishers the right to protect their news content from unauthorized commercial use. This is a major victory for news publishers in Europe, serving as ... Read More
The News Media Alliance applauds today’s passage of a landmark legislation updating the European Union’s copyright law for the digital age ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds EU’s Historic Move toward Global Copyright Protection for News Publishers
The EU today reached a final deal on the proposed Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market. The Directive creates a Publishers’ Right that provides news publishers the right to protect their content against unauthorized commercial uses online. ... Read More
The EU Copyright Directive includes Article 11, also known as the Publishers' Right*, which would allow news publishers to copyright their content, a fundamental right currently afforded to news publishers in the U.S. The global news industry wholeheartedly supports this endeavor and supports passage of the EU Parliament’s version of ... Read More