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Das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger: Eine ordnungspolitische Analyse

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Since the beginning of the year 2009 the German press publishers have lobbied for their own neighbouring right which should cover even short snippets of online press articles. The new right should basically protect the press publishers' investments in the online environment. Currently there is an intensive debate among several involved interest groups about the expected effects of such a right. The present article aims to sheds some light on the expected economic effects. It states that a neighbouring right is not sufficiently justified by economic theory and can distort efficiency both from an ex ante and an ex post point of view.

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  • Stühmeier, Torben, 2011. "Das Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger: Eine ordnungspolitische Analyse," DICE Ordnungspolitische Perspektiven 12, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
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    Leistungsschutzrecht; Urheberrecht; Nachrichtenaggregatoren;

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    • K11 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Property Law
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
    • L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
    • L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software

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