‘Taking freedom of information seriously: the “very short extracts” limitation in Article 15 CDSM Directive and how not to implement it’

“By now, Article 15 of Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (CDSM Directive) needs no wordy introductions. Put briefly, the provision requires Member States to introduce a related (or neighbouring) right for press publishers, applicable to online uses of their publications. By extending the rights of reproduction and making available laid down in Articles 2 and 3(2) of the InfoSoc Directive to such uses, Article 15 imposes new duties on service providers like media monitoring companies and news aggregators …” (part 1, part 2)

[Tito Rendas, Kluwer Copyright Blog, 30-31 March]

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