Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

The European Commission first began discussing the new copyright measures two years ago as a means to protect the bloc’s creative industries, which are worth over $1 trillion. The European Union’s sweeping new copyright legislation has passed its final hurdle, reports Reuters. Nineteen EU states, including heavyweights France and Germany, have endorsed the new proposals that will require Google to pay publishers for the news snippets it displays on search results and its News sites. Facebook will also be forced to filter protected content from its site.Read Full Story

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Phys.org

EU Copyright Directive Passed Into Law

The EU Council of Ministers today approved the Copyright Directive, which includes the controversial Article 17 (formerly 13). The legislation was voted through by a majority of EU ministers ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from iProgrammer

Article 13: UK helps push through new EU copyright rules

The UK supports a final vote in favour of new online copyright rules, but some EU nations objected.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from BBC Technology

The EU has officially passed its controversial copyright law

After clearing the European Parliament last month, the EU's sweeping copyright laws have passed their final hurdle by receiving approval from member states. The new rules are designed ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Engadget

Article 13: EU countries approve copyright directive - CNET

The nations agreed to adopt the legislation after the European Parliament voted on it last month.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from CNET

EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1 trillion ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

EU countries back copyright reform targeting Google, Facebook

EU countries on Monday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules targeting Google and Facebook and seeking to protect the bloc's creative industries.

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

EU copyright revamp targeting Google, Facebook set for approval on Monday

EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules next week, requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content, ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

EU countries approve new copyright restrictions on Facebook and Google

The European Commission first began discussing the new copyright measures two years ago as a means to protect the bloc’s creative industries, which are worth over $1 trillion. The European ...

Mon 15 Apr 19 from Fastcompany Tech

Article 13: has the EU killed the open internet?

Hide.me's Sebastian Schuab explains why the public is up in arms over the Directive on Copyright's Article 13.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Techradar

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