The EPC welcomes the creation of a European Collective Management Organisation for Press Publishers

On 30 July, press publishers from France (l'Alliance de la presse d'information générale) and Germany (VG Media) publicised their recent steps towards creating a new CMO focusing on licensing platforms’ use of the press publishers right.

The group is in it’s final stages, finalising the details and have confirmed that an official announcement is to be expected in the coming weeks.

The new CMO will be open to all European publishers and their representatives.

You may find their joint press release attached in this post.

For the French version follow this link and for the German one go here.  

For more information please do not hesitate to contact us at the EPC or Andrew Hughes at Press Database and Licensing Network (PDLN) and VG Media.

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