Newspaper publishers seeking payment from online tech giants

The European Parliament’s version of the Copyright Directive sought to facilitate content producers such as newspapers or musicians in forcing online platforms to pay licensing agreements for their use of material. At issue now are arguments about how much of that material can be exempted from a payment requirement – notably “snippets and hyperlinks” – with the platforms insisting that overzealous legislators have conceded too much to publishers.

Source: Newspaper publishers seeking payment from online tech giants

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