CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - FRANCE - PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES - DISCRIMINATION

Discrimination: The French Competition Authority orders protective measures in favour of press agencies and publishers against an undertaking likely to have abused its dominant position on the French market for general search services (Google / Syndicat des éditeurs de la presse magazine, Alliance de la presse d’information générale and Agence France-Presse)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 9 April 2020, the Competition Authority issued a first decision granting interim measures in a new Google case which is already attracting a great deal of interest in the press, online communication services to the public and online advertising sectors. The case begins with the adoption of Law No 2019-775 of 24 July 2019 on neighbouring rights, which aims to create a neighbouring right for the benefit of press agencies and publishers and transposes Article 15 of Directive No 2019/790 of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the digital single market, and which aims to establish the conditions for balanced negotiation between publishers, news

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Marie Cartapanis, Discrimination: The French Competition Authority orders protective measures in favour of press agencies and publishers against an undertaking likely to have abused its dominant position on the French market for general search services (Google / Syndicat des éditeurs de la presse magazine, Alliance de la presse d’information générale and Agence France-Presse), 9 April 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 96156, pp. 101-103

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