This website provides us with some overview on cultural policies all over the world, including also South American countries:
Germany established the first law worldwide that regulates the use of journalistic content via search engines. The “Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverlage”, also called “lex google” by the German press, came into effect in 2013 against the critique of the German Webcommunity and parts of the German parliamentary opposition. How far the regulation will effect every day practice is still to be seen. The full text of the law (in German) can be found here: http://dip21.bundestag.de/dip21/btd/17/125/1712534.pdf
This is the link to the abstract of a policy study which is being conducted around this new law at the University of Vienna by Sarah Anne Ganter and Peter Maurer (in German):
2891st COMPETITIVENESS (INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY and RESEARCH), 2008.
Link to the document in English
Website of the French – High Authority for the Diffusion of the Works and the Protection of the Rights of Internet.
Update on the private copying levy in Spain (December, 8th, 2012).