Why the implementation of the Italian press publishers’ right might not be compatible with EU Law

Author: Caterina Sganga (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna) and Magali Contardi (University of Alicante and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna)
Published: 30.05.2022
Image via needpix Much has been said about the press publishers’ right, introduced by Article 15 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (CDSM). Aimed at ensuring remuneration for publishers when their publications are reused online by news aggregators, Article 15 grants press publishers the right of reproduction and the right of making available for online uses of their press publications by information society service providers. Since its introduction in preparatory works, the new related right has attracted strong criticism and triggered one of the most intense debates surrounding the legislative process that led to the adoption…