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Concerns Grow Over Copyright Exemption Plans

Concern is mounting over plans to introduce a new far reaching copyright exception which content creators fear will have a “severe negative impact” on UK rights holders such as news media publishers. In a letter to Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng,...

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NME Calls On EU Member States To Transpose Copyright Rules

News Media Europe has called on EU Member States to transpose the Copyright Directive into national legislation without delay in order to help create a fairer online ecosystem for news media content.   The European Commission has started infringement proceedings against...

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NMA Condemns Fake News Sites Which Exploit Real Journalism

The News Media Association has said that fake news websites which scrape and republish content from real journalistic outlets to gain advertising revenue pose a direct threat journalism and should be stopped. Several examples of fake news websites targeting genuine local...

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Government ‘Supports Copyright Directive Goals’

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan emphasised that the Government “supports the goals of the EU Copyright Directive”, which includes a Publisher’s Right granting press publishers a two-year term of protection against online sharing of their publications by internet companies...

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Government Publishes Legal Deposit Regulations Review

The Government has published its review of regulations obliging newspaper publishers to provide copies of every published edition to the British Library for archiving purposes after many months of discussions involving the News Media Association and other stakeholders. By participating...

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