Monday, 23 October 2017

The 5 fundamental flaws of the Press publisher’s right

The press publisher’s right, aka the neighbouring right for press publications, aka ‘ancillary copyright’, aka ‘Leistungschutzrecht’: many words to designate a real bad idea. But beyond the policy discussions, it is important to grasp the exact impact of Article 11 as proposed by the European Commission in the context of the EU Copyright review, an impact which is set out in this infographic (click here for a larger version or here for the PDF) and in the article by our contributor David Meyer.

 

Caroline is coordinator of the Copyright 4 Creativity (C4C) coalition. She is also the founder and Managing Director of N-square Consulting (N²), a Brussels-based public affairs firm. She is the author of ‘iLobby.eu: Survival Guide to EU Lobbying, Including the Use of Social Media’.