The newly created sections 87f and 87g of the Urheberrechtsgesetz [the German Copyright Act] provide for the exclusive right of press publishers to exploit their contents commercially for one year, thus preventing search engines and news aggregators (like Google News) from displaying excerpts from newspaper articles without paying a fee.
|Under-secretary Giovanni Legnini|
|Probably cuter than the kind of "help" |
Italy might want from Google
Therefore, Enrico Letta’s Government might “ask” these subjects to "help" renovate the press publishing system. How this will be done, however, will be explained in due time.