‘Abuse of market power’: Inside German publishers’ legal beef with Google

The latest in a long, ongoing legal feud between German publishers and Google ended victoriously for the search giant last month, when it was cleared of using its market dominance to allegedly punish publishers. But this is symptomatic of a larger issue surrounding ancillary copyright laws, which state that an aggregator must pay for displaying more than seven words of a publisher’s text. Despite efforts from staunch supporters, the ancillary copyright law is unlikely to make it European-wide, but publishers’ rights are getting more attention. The post ‘Abuse of market power’: Inside German publishers’ legal beef with Google appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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