IGEL - RSS-Feed http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/feed de Oettinger: "Mir liegt das Leistungsschutzrecht sehr am Herzen" http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-09-20/oettinger-mir-liegt-das-leistungsschutzrecht-sehr-am-herzen <p> Anfang dieser Woche fand in Stuttgart der Jahreskongress des Bundesverbands Deutscher Zeitungsverleger (BDZV) statt. Unmittelbar davor hatten die &quot;Stuttgarter Nachrichten&quot; ein Interview mit EU-Kommissar Günther Oettinger veröffentlicht, das bei vielen Verlegern für Freudentränen gesorgt haben wird. Denn der Politiker hat sich mal wieder für ein europäisches Verlegerrecht stark gemacht – undifferenziert und uninformiert wie eh und je. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-09-20/oettinger-mir-liegt-das-leistungsschutzrecht-sehr-am-herzen" title="Den Rest von Oettinger: &quot;Mir liegt das Leistungsschutzrecht sehr am Herzen&quot; lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Günther Oettinger Entwurf EU-Kommission Europa Lobby Richtlinie Verleger Creative Commons Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:22:06 +0000 Tom Hirche 2379 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Vortrag: Text- und Data-Mining und Verleger-Leistungsschutzrecht – Wie die EU europäische Innovationen gefährdet http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-09-06/vortrag-text-und-data-mining-und-verleger-leistungsschutzrecht-wie-die-eu-europ-ische-innovationen-g <p> Datenanalysen haben gewaltiges Potenzial für die Forschung und innovative Wirtschaftszweige. Erst sie ermöglichen es, die Potenziale der Informationsgesellschaft in reales und nutzbares Wissen umzuwandeln. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-09-06/vortrag-text-und-data-mining-und-verleger-leistungsschutzrecht-wie-die-eu-europ-ische-innovationen-g" title="Den Rest von Vortrag: Text- und Data-Mining und Verleger-Leistungsschutzrecht – Wie die EU europäische Innovationen gefährdet lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Dr. Till Kreutzer Ubermetrics Binnenmarkt Europäische Union Richtlinie TDM Text und Data Mining Creative Commons Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:38:15 +0000 Till Kreutzer 2376 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Estonia's proposal is good and bad at the same time http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-08-31/estonias-proposal-is-good-and-bad-at-the-same-time <p> Summer break is over. Statewatch has <a href="http://www.statewatch.org/news/2017/aug/eu-council-copyright-directive-estonian-compromises-11783-17.pdf">leaked</a>&nbsp;a compromise proposal from the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union to the EU Commission's initial&nbsp;<a href="http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/HTML/?uri=CELEX:52016PC0593">proposal for a directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market</a>. When it comes to Article 11 containing the ancillary copyright for press publishers, the Presidency does not come up with only one but with two completely different proposals. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-08-31/estonias-proposal-is-good-and-bad-at-the-same-time" title="Den Rest von Estonia&#039;s proposal is good and bad at the same time lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Estonian Presidency directive presumption proposal Creative Commons Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:01:46 +0000 Tom Hirche 2378 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Publishers will hardly get any money, if anything http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-08-30/publishers-will-hardly-get-any-money-if-anything <p> The publishers pushing for their new right a.k.a. the link tax want to be paid first and foremost by providers of news aggregators and search engines. They demand a fee for the provider's service of linking to their publications and bringing them visitors hence money. Despite the unmatched absurdity of this idea, what numbers are we actually talking about? <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-08-30/publishers-will-hardly-get-any-money-if-anything" title="Den Rest von Publishers will hardly get any money, if anything lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Google Nate Hoffelder Thomas Baekdal calculation income money revenue Creative Commons Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:03:41 +0000 Tom Hirche 2375 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info ITRE deceives itself by attacking research and open access http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-21/itre-deceives-itself-by-attacking-research-and-open-access <p> Already three out of five EP Committees have voted on their opinion on the Commission's Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. So far it seems we are heading into a future where a European wide publisher's right will be present. One particular Committee even tries to directly attack open access publishing. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-21/itre-deceives-itself-by-attacking-research-and-open-access" title="Den Rest von ITRE deceives itself by attacking research and open access lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> ITRE copyright Europe European Parliament Open Access Creative Commons Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:14:57 +0000 Tom Hirche 2374 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Two more EP Committies gang up against free linking http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-12/two-more-ep-committies-gang-up-against-free-linking <p> After the&nbsp;European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) voted on its opinion on the new Copyright Directive a month ago, it were the Committees for Culture and Education (CULT - <a href="http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=COMPARL&amp;reference=PE-595.591&amp;format=PDF&amp;language=EN&amp;secondRef=02">opinion</a>) and for Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE - <a href="http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-%2f%2fEP%2f%2fNONSGML%2bCOMPARL%2bPE-592.363%2b03%2bDOC%2bPDF%2bV0%2f%2fEN">opinion</a>) that both had their turns yesterday. The result: the suggestion of an even worse ancillary copyright for press publishers. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-12/two-more-ep-committies-gang-up-against-free-linking" title="Den Rest von Two more EP Committies gang up against free linking lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> CULT ITRE committee copyright Europe European Parliament proposal Reform Creative Commons Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:42:14 +0000 Tom Hirche 2373 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Parliament's largest group to fully endorse Commission's proposal for a link tax http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-09/parliaments-largest-group-to-fully-endorse-commissions-proposal-for-a-link-tax <p> The European Commission's proposal for an ancillary copyright for press publishers has received a tremendous amount of criticism from many MEPs of all groups of the European Parliament. But now the largest group, the European People's Party (EPP), has adopted a joint position that fully supports the Commission's line while ignoring the European people's voices and all academic advice. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-09/parliaments-largest-group-to-fully-endorse-commissions-proposal-for-a-link-tax" title="Den Rest von Parliament&#039;s largest group to fully endorse Commission&#039;s proposal for a link tax lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Axel Voss EPP European Commission European Parliament proposal Reform statement Creative Commons Sun, 09 Jul 2017 15:47:54 +0000 Tom Hirche 2372 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Google's design changes might soon end all lawsuits http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-03/googles-design-changes-might-soon-end-all-lawsuits <p> German courts have to deal with a variety of lawsuits that involve the German ancillary copyright for press publishers. But Google's design changes might bringt a sudden end. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-03/googles-design-changes-might-soon-end-all-lawsuits" title="Den Rest von Google&#039;s design changes might soon end all lawsuits lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Google Google News Snippet Creative Commons Mon, 03 Jul 2017 21:18:38 +0000 Tom Hirche 2371 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Cheap trick shall make us think the Spanish link tax works http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-03/cheap-trick-shall-make-us-think-the-spanish-link-tax-works <p> The Spanish link tax is indeed no success story. All it &quot;achieved&quot; so far is the permanent shutdown of Google News Spain which led to a large drop in publishers' site views while not accumulating a single euro. Although this situation will change with the just closed deal, it first and foremost tries to shamelessly fool us into thinking that the link tax is actually working. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-03/cheap-trick-shall-make-us-think-the-spanish-link-tax-works" title="Den Rest von Cheap trick shall make us think the Spanish link tax works lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Axel Springer CEDRO Upday collecting society Spain tariff Creative Commons Mon, 03 Jul 2017 20:54:52 +0000 Tom Hirche 2370 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Ansip only believes in surveys that confirm his view http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-07-02/ansip-only-believes-in-surveys-that-confirm-his-view <p> The European Commission regularly makes use of surveys to gather a wide array of opinions from various stakeholders. But when the result does not meet the preconceived view, its relevance will simply be denied, as it seems. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-07-02/ansip-only-believes-in-surveys-that-confirm-his-view" title="Den Rest von Ansip only believes in surveys that confirm his view lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Andrus Ansip BEUC European Commission Nessa Childers copyright European Union public consultation publisher Reform survey Creative Commons Sun, 02 Jul 2017 17:30:24 +0000 Tom Hirche 2369 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Rogue members try to hijack LIBE Committee http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-06-14/rogue-members-try-to-hijack-libe-committee <p> Almost a month ago, in mid May 2017, the <a href="http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=COMPARL&amp;reference=PE-604.830&amp;format=PDF&amp;language=EN&amp;secondRef=01">draft opinion of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE)</a> on the EU-Commission's proposal for a <a href="https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/1/2016/EN/1-2016-593-EN-F1-1.PDF">new copyright directive</a> has officially been published. As things just turned out, some hardliners suddenly want to amend it so that it will be strongly in favour of an ancillary copyright for press publishers. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-06-14/rogue-members-try-to-hijack-libe-committee" title="Den Rest von Rogue members try to hijack LIBE Committee lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Axel Voss Gérard Deprez Jean-Marie Cavada LIBE Louis Michel Michał Boni Committee opinion copyright draft opinion European Parliament Reform Creative Commons Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:29:19 +0000 Tom Hirche 2368 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info IMCO supports link tax – several MEPs did not attend the vote http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-06-08/imco-supports-link-tax-several-meps-did-not-attend-the-vote <p> This morning, the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) voted on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market directive (<a href="http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/ficheprocedure.do?reference=2016/0280(COD)&amp;l=en">2016/0280(COD)</a>) as the first of five committees. The outcome is of great significance to the other votes that are yet to come. Unfortunately, the ancillary copyright for press publishers is still very much alive. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-06-08/imco-supports-link-tax-several-meps-did-not-attend-the-vote" title="Den Rest von IMCO supports link tax – several MEPs did not attend the vote lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> European Parliament IMCO directive draft opinion proposal vote Creative Commons Thu, 08 Jun 2017 19:06:15 +0000 Tom Hirche 2367 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info New paper discusses publisher's right – "unnecessary and dangerous" http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-06-01/new-paper-discusses-publishers-right-unnecessary-and-dangerous <p> With the support of the Computer and Communications Industry Association (<a href="https://www.ccianet.org/">CCIA</a>), the&nbsp;European Policy Centre (<a href="http://www.epc.eu/">EPC</a>) has published a new <a href="http://www.epc.eu/documents/uploads/pub_7712_rewardingqualityjournalismordistortingthedsm.pdf">discussion paper</a> titled &quot;Rewarding quality journalism or distorting the Digital Single Market? The case for and against neighbouring rights for press publishers&quot;. It is divided into an economy analysis (part I) and a legal analysis (part II). <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-06-01/new-paper-discusses-publishers-right-unnecessary-and-dangerous" title="Den Rest von New paper discusses publisher&#039;s right – &quot;unnecessary and dangerous&quot; lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> CCIA copyright paper Reform Creative Commons Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:25:12 +0000 Tom Hirche 2366 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info The "Alternative Compromise" could hardly be worse http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-05-31/the-alternative-compromise-could-hardly-be-worse <p> In her just published&nbsp;<a href="https://juliareda.eu/2017/05/alternative-compromise/">blog post</a>, MEP Julia Reda (Greens/EFA) draws attention to the alarming developments within the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (<a href="http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/imco/home.html">IMCO</a>) Committee. Instead of joining the committee's internal negotiations, Belgian MEP Pascal Arimont (EPP) is currently gathering support for his own &quot;<a href="https://juliareda.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/arimont-alternative-compromises.pdf">Alternative Compromise Amendment on Publisher’s Right</a>&quot; which is the worst we have seen so far in this debate. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-05-31/the-alternative-compromise-could-hardly-be-worse" title="Den Rest von The &quot;Alternative Compromise&quot; could hardly be worse lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> European Parliament IMCO Pascal Arimont copyright Europe Reform Creative Commons Wed, 31 May 2017 18:20:22 +0000 Tom Hirche 2365 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Welcome Copybuzz! http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-05-10/welcome-copybuzz <p> If you feel confused and/or want to know what is going on with copyright these and the coming days, there is a new website just for you: <a href="http://copybuzz.com/">CopyBuzz</a>!&nbsp;It was launched at this year's <a href="https://re-publica.com/en/17/session/copybuzz-how-copyright-breaking-internet">re:publica</a> and is supported by the <a href="http://copyright4creativity.eu/">Copyright for Creativity</a> (C4C), the&nbsp;coalition that seeks an informed debate on how copyright can more effectively promote innovation, access, and creativity. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-05-10/welcome-copybuzz" title="Den Rest von Welcome Copybuzz! lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> C4C copyright launch website Creative Commons Wed, 10 May 2017 08:03:10 +0000 Tom Hirche 2364 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info EuGH wird über deutsches Leistungsschutzrecht entscheiden http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-05-10/eugh-wird-ber-deutsches-leistungsschutzrecht-entscheiden <p> Die rechtliche Auseinandersetzung zwischen Google und der VG Media wird um ein neues Kapitel ergänzt, bevor das aktuelle abgeschlossen wird. Zunächst wird der Europäische Gerichtshof (EuGH) entscheiden müssen, ob das deutsche Leistungsschutzrecht überhaupt anwendbar ist. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-05-10/eugh-wird-ber-deutsches-leistungsschutzrecht-entscheiden" title="Den Rest von EuGH wird über deutsches Leistungsschutzrecht entscheiden lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Google Landgericht Berlin VG Wort Gesetz Notifizierung Snippets Creative Commons Wed, 10 May 2017 03:09:23 +0000 Tom Hirche 2360 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Streitgespräch auf der re:publica http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-05-09/streitgespr-ch-auf-der-re-publica <p> Am heutigen Dienstag diskutieren auf der Bühne 5 der re:publica Dr. Till Kreutzer und Prof. Dr. Thomas Höppner über das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger. Ohne Moderation wird es dabei zu einem offenen Schlagabtausch der Argumente kommen – wobei für uns jetzt schon feststeht, wer überzeugender sein wird. Dennoch sind wir gespannt, was Professor Höppner, einer der (sehr wenigen) Befürworter eines solchen Leistungsschutzrechtes, vortragen wird. Schaut es euch am besten live an!</p> Dr. Till Kreutzer Prof. Dr. Thomas Höppner Diskussion Veranstaltung Creative Commons Tue, 09 May 2017 13:49:46 +0000 Tom Hirche 2359 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Breiter Widerstand im Europäischen Parlament gegen Presse-Leistungsschutzrecht http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-04-18/breiter-widerstand-im-europ-ischen-parlament-gegen-presse-leistungsschutzrecht <p> Die Reform des europäischen Urheberrechts ist in vollem Gang und erreicht allmählich seine heiße Phase. Was das noch vom ehemaligen Digitalkommissar Günther Oettinger (CDU) vorgeschlagene Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger angeht, zeigt sich ein breiter Widerstand über Fraktionsgrenzen hinweg. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-04-18/breiter-widerstand-im-europ-ischen-parlament-gegen-presse-leistungsschutzrecht" title="Den Rest von Breiter Widerstand im Europäischen Parlament gegen Presse-Leistungsschutzrecht lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Europäisches Parlament Europa Reform Urheberrecht Creative Commons Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:43:45 +0000 Tom Hirche 2357 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Evaluation nur eine Farce http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-04-07/evaluation-nur-eine-farce <p> Vor über drei Jahren hat sich die aktuelle Bundesregierung in ihren <a href="http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2013-11-28/leistungsschutzrecht-im-koalitionsvertrag-erw-hnt">Koalitionsvertrag geschrieben</a>, das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger zu evaluieren. Vergangenen Oktober kam <a href="http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2016-10-28/und-sie-evaluiert-doch">durch eine Kleine Anfrage</a> der Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/DIE GRÜNEN ans Licht, dass der Evaluierungsprozess endlich eingeleitet wurde. Mit einer <a href="http://tabea-roessner.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/KlAnf-Gr%C3%BCne-LSR-18_11551-RS-und-Antwort.pdf">weiteren Kleinen Anfrage</a> hat man sich nun nach dem aktuellen Stand erkundet – und wird beim Lesen der Antwort nur enttäuscht. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-04-07/evaluation-nur-eine-farce" title="Den Rest von Evaluation nur eine Farce lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> Bundesregierung Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Europa Evaluation Reform Urheberrecht Creative Commons Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:59:40 +0000 Tom Hirche 2356 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info Opposition against link tax gets big ally from Spain http://leistungsschutzrecht.info/news/2017-03-24/opposition-against-link-tax-gets-big-ally-from-spain <p> Again and again the big (mainly German) publishing houses claim that an ancillary copyright for press publishers will do great good to their industry as a whole. They repeat their mantra despite the fact that several publishers are explicitly rejecting the introducing of such a right since this idea emerged in Germany a few years ago. Now, at a time when the European Parliament <a href="http://ancillarycopyright.eu/news/2017-03-20/official-version-comodini-report-published">prepares to stop the Commission's plans</a>, a <a href="http://elpais.com/elpais/2017/03/24/inenglish/1490355715_551697.html?">major Spanish publisher joins</a> those &quot;rebels&quot;. <span class="read-more"><a href="/news/2017-03-24/opposition-against-link-tax-gets-big-ally-from-spain" title="Den Rest von Opposition against link tax gets big ally from Spain lesen.">Weiter</a></span></p> El País European Commission newspaper proposal Reform Creative Commons Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:44:52 +0000 Tom Hirche 2362 at http://leistungsschutzrecht.info