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Google News Shutdown in Spain Was Not as Bad as Google Would Have You Believe
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Google News Shutdown in Spain Was Not as Bad as Google Would Have You Believe

For years, critics have attempted to make the case for why the EU should not adopt a similar copyright law. And for years, we’ve heard ... Read More
Public Interest Group Asks Congress to Take Away News Publishers’ Rights to Copyright Their Own Content
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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 ... Read More
European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism
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European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism

The European Union took a massive leap forward in protecting news content on March 26, when the European Parliament voted to adopt the long-awaited Copyright ... Read More
European Parliament Passes Historic Copyright Reform
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European Parliament Passes Historic Copyright Reform

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 ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds EU’s Historic Move toward Global Copyright Protection for News Publishers
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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 ... Read More
Google Campaign Makes False Claims about Publishers’ Right
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Google Campaign Makes False Claims about Publishers’ Right

Contrary to what Google is claiming, the changes it is lobbying for to the European Union’s proposed Copyright Directive would have detrimental effects on the ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds European Parliament for Creating Copyright Protection of Digital News
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News Media Alliance Applauds European Parliament for Creating Copyright Protection of Digital News

The News Media Alliance, representing over 2,000 news organizations in the United States and globally, applauds the European Parliament’s decisive vote today for the new ... Read More
EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection
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EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) took an important step toward protecting news publishers’ right to reproduce and make available their products online ... Read More
Statement: EU Action on Google
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Statement: EU Action on Google

This decision by the EU clearly points to the need for US regulators to take more seriously the challenges posed by Google and other tech ... Read More
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