[UPDATE 5th July 2018] EU Parliament rejected the Copyright Reform bill in its current form
, putting it up for review in September. This means the legislation will likely be amended to make it less contentious, especially in regards to Article 11 and 13.
Parliament’s plenary voted by 318 votes to 278, with 31 abstentions to reject the negotiating mandate, proposed by the Legal Affairs Committee on 20 June. As a result, Parliament’s position will now be up for debate, amendment, and a vote during the next plenary session, in September.
For more information on the recently passed Eu Directive on copyright reform that affects all EU members states, see the following on #Article 13, the content filter requirement
that obligates service providers filter and block content deemed to be infringing copyright. And #Article 11, referred to as the 'link tax'
, the licencing of linking.- Article 11 as introduced | Article 11 as finalised and voted on.
- Article 13 as introduced | Article 13 as finalised and voted on.Additional Reading
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