French press association APIG agrees remuneration deal with Facebook

Friday 22 October 2021 | 13:41 CET | News
Press association APIG (Alliance de la Presse d'Information Generale), which represents around 300 political and general information press titles in France, has announced a multi-year remuneration agreement with Facebook for the re-use of protected content on the social media network. The deal is the result of the legislation on neighbouring rights introduced by the country in October 2019, which transposed the copyright reform approved by the EU earlier that year into French law. 

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