Comparative Report on the National Implementations of Articles 15 & 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – Part 1

Author: Christina Angelopoulos (CIPIL, University of Cambridge)
Published: 29.11.2022
Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay In 2019, the EU’s Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive (CDSMD) was adopted. This included the highly controversial Articles 15 and 17 on, respectively, the new press publishers’ right (PPR) and the new copyright liability scheme for “online content-sharing services providers” (OCSSPs). In a report published in September 2022, I undertook research into the national implementations of these two provisions in 11 Member States: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands and Spain. Based on information gathered through a questionnaire distributed to national experts from each examined Member State, the…