Our Copyright Directive Tracker contains information about the approach to implementation taken in the Member States where we have offices, including noteworthy implications of the legislative changes in particular Member States. You can obtain information of the current status and progress of the Copyright Directive by clicking on a country using our interactive map or compare countries by topic using the tabs below the map.

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  In Progress
  No legislative proposal yet

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Recent Updates:
France: French Competition Authority issues interim decision against Google, deemed to have circumvented the Press Publishers' Right. You can read Edouard Treppoz's article on MediaWrites here.
 Germany: a leaked draft bill indicates that search engines could be allowed to display in their results up to seven words of a journalistic work on a license-free basis.
 All information is correct as at 2. June 2020