EU Copyright Directive Advances Despite Worry Over Breaking the Internet


The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a directive aimed at protecting the intellectual property of copyright holders on the Internet. It would require online platforms to scrutinize content their users post online and enter licensing agreements with rights holders. The Parliament approved the copyright directive with a vote of 438-226, with 39 abstentions. “I am convinced that once the dust has settled, the Internet will be as free as it is today,” said Parliament member Axel Voss.
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