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The Business of Media: Publishers in a quandary over online usage

A battle of wills is playing out in Germany between traditional publishers and the online world.

6th July, 2013
To avoid this legal morass, and crucially paying an editor's ransom, Google has pulled a neat sidestep.

A battle of wills is playing out in Germany between traditional publishers and the online world. It's not entirely new; last year, Irish newspapers tried to claim that online links to their content were an infringement of copyright.

The National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) - the representative body for 16 national papers (including this one) and 25 local papers - stated that anyone linking to its content, for anything other than personal use, should pay...

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