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German copyright association pulls lawsuit against Google

Friday 5 June 2020 | 11:32 CET | News
VG Media, the German copyright management organisation, said it has waived a lawsuit against Google LLC for violation of the ancillary copyright law at a hearing before the Berlin Regional Court. VG Media took the decision because it expected the court to declare the ancillary copyright law for press publishers as inapplicable. Last September, the European Court of Justice had ruled that the German government should have notified the European Commission about the provision prohibiting internet search engines from using newspaper or magazine snippets without the publisher's

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Germany
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