Out-Law.com: ECJ rules that 11-word clippings can infringe copyright

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that that reproducing news clippings for sale to clients could infringe copyright, reports Out-Law.com.

“Danish clippings service Infopaq was taken to court by Danish newspaper industry body Danske Dagblades Forening (DDF) over its reproduction of 11-word snippets of news for sale to clients.”

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Related links: the UK’s Newspaper Licensing Agency’s hyperlink protection plans and subsequent aggregator backlash.

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