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EMMA and ENPA condemn Google’s announcement on French publishers’ right implementation

EMMA and ENPA strongly condemn Google’s announcement yesterday with the unilateral decision to disrespect European legislation and future French legislation by not paying for news snippets in France. Before its entry into force in October, Google is already taking advantage of its unprecedented market power to put pressure on publishers in order for them to renounce their legal rights. 

Ministers of Culture raise their voices against abusive practices led by dominant platforms in the implementation of the publishers’ right

EMMA-ENPA hosted an informal exchange between Ministers of Culture and publishers on 21 November in order to express their opposition to the reaction of those dominant platforms as regards the application of the law in France, as well as to share concrete ideas on how to curtail the power of market dominant platforms and enable fair competition (see list of demands here).

Ministers of Culture raise their voices against abusive practices led by dominant platforms in the implementation of the publishers’ right

EMMA-ENPA hosted an informal exchange between Ministers of Culture and publishers on 21 November in order to express their opposition to the reaction of those dominant platforms as regards the application of the law in France, as well as to share concrete ideas on how to curtail the power of market dominant platforms and enable fair competition (see list of demands here).

European Press publishers comment the first entry into force of Copyright Directive’s press publishers’ right in France

Today marks the first entry into force of a press publishers’ right in France.  The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) and the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) show solidarity to the complete representations of newspaper and magazine publishers in France which held today a press conference to mark their strong opposition to Google’s unilateral change of settings and refusal to negotiate licence agreements with publishers for the use of their content. 
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European Press publishers comment the first entry into force of Copyright Directive’s press publishers’ right in France

Today marks the first entry into force of a press publishers’ right in France.  The European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) and the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) show solidarity to the complete representations of newspaper and magazine publishers in France which held today a press conference to mark their strong opposition to Google’s unilateral change of settings and refusal to negotiate licence agreements with publishers for the use of their content. 
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High-level meeting of Press Publishers in Paris

On 1 October 2019, EMMA-ENPA organised a seminar in Paris on Copyright and Publishers’ Vision with European publishers from across 16 Member States hosted by Pierre Louette, CEO of les Echos-Le Parisien Group at «Les Echos » headquarters. 

High-level meeting of Press Publishers in Paris 

On 1 October 2019, EMMA-ENPA organised a seminar in Paris on Copyright and Publishers’ Vision with European publishers from across 16 Member States hosted by Pierre Louette, CEO of les Echos-Le Parisien Group at «Les Echos » headquarters. 

EMMA and ENPA condemn Google’s announcement on French publishers’ right implementation

EMMA and ENPA strongly condemn Google’s announcement yesterday with the unilateral decision to disrespect European legislation and future French legislation by not paying for news snippets in France. Before its entry into force in October, Google is already taking advantage of its unprecedented market power to put pressure on publishers in order for them to renounce their legal rights. 

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

We, the undersigned organisations, representing authors, composers, writers, journalists, photographers and others working in all artistic fields, news agencies, book, press and music publishers, audiovisual and independent music producers call on the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament to adopt the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

#Yes2copyright News Release

More than 270 national, European and international organisations from the entire cultural sector call for adoption of Copyright Directive.

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

We, the undersigned organisations, representing authors, composers, writers, journalists, photographers and others working in all artistic fields, news agencies, book, press and music publishers, audiovisual and independent music producers call on the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament to adopt the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

Sammy Ketz on Copyright Directive Trilogue

For nearly a year now, I have been fighting at your side for a European copyright directive. I am returning today from Syria where just hours ago journalists were wounded as they stood witness to the tragedy that has afflicted the country over the past eight years.

JOINT STATEMENT OF CREATORS AND RIGHTHOLDERS ON THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

Time to improve and adopt the Copyright Directive Distinguished trilogue negotiators, We, the undersigned organisations representing authors, performers, and others working in all artistic fields, news agencies, book, press and music publishers and independent music producers urge you to work constructively to improve and to adopt the Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market at this week’s trilogue meetings.