press publishers in the EU should, in future, be to news search engines such as Google News significantly strengthened.

negotiators of the EU States and the European Parliament agreed on Wednesday in Strasbourg, has tentatively agreed to a Reform of the EU copyright law including intellectual property rights, such as the negotiators of Parliament, Axel Voss (CDU), the German press Agency said. The portals are cut-outs for the Display of articles in your search results in the future, money to the publishers numbers.

The agreement reached Wednesday must be confirmed in the coming weeks, however, the Parliament and the member States of the European Union. Because the debate is so charged, it could fail the Reform. Voices both sides, the EU countries have two years time, the new rules into national law.

The Copyright Reform had been proposed for 2016 by the former EU Digital Commissioner, G√ľnther Oettinger, and to adapt copyright to the digital age. For months, there were fierce discussions.

in addition to the introduction of the Performance rights, the agreement takes to in article 13 may also, platforms such as YouTube more. You will have to do everything Possible to prevent copyright violations on their pages. Protected works would have to be licensed therefore, before you land on the platforms – or should not be uploaded. Critics warn that the platforms were forced upload filter.

This is a type of Software, with the help of Internet platforms during the Upload can check, whether images, Videos or music are protected by copyright. Opponents criticize, Upload Filter to be error-prone and may – as a by-catch – including content such as parodies or quotations block, which are actually legal. This is, ultimately, censorship. Companies that are younger than three years, with a turnover of less than ten million euros and five million users in the month, should be exempt from article 13.

controversially, the power of protection was right. Advocates argued that platforms such as Google News currently pay no money to the publishers, although they used large quantities of your messages. Especially small publishers and news sites, however, expressed concerns, because they are dependent on the range.

The agreement provides that the message may display the search engines continue to be Hyperlinks, single words and short text excerpts. The Publish Headings or sentences is prohibited.

dpa

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