Mathias Schindler

Mathias Schindler

Mathias Schindler is a project manager for Wikimedia Germany.


German Parliament Hears Experts On Proposed Law To Limit Search Engines From Using News Content

Yesterday, the Judiciary Committee of the German Bundestag — Germany’s national parliament — held an expert hearing on a proposed “Leistungsschutzrecht” law for news publishers. The law, known as “ancillary copyright” in English, would require search engines and others — perhaps even Facebook, Twitter and individual bloggers — to pay news publishers if they link […]

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