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The Sun

What is Article 13, when did the new EU copyright laws get approved and what ...

Article 13 would make big online platforms like YouTube and Facebook responsible for scanning content for anything copyrighted and ensuring the holders are paid a fair fee, which critics warn could extend to parodies and memes being "caught in the ...

- The Sun

The Verge

EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet 'link tax ...

The directive was originally rejected by MEPs in July following criticism of two key provisions: Articles 11 and 13, dubbed the “link tax” and “upload filter” by critics. However, in parliament this morning, an updated version of the directive was ...

- The Verge

Quartz

The EU has approved a copyright law that could change the internet as we know it

Axel Voss, the German politician and member of the European Parliament (MEP) who led the initiatives on Articles 11 and 13, celebrated the vote and thanked his fellow politicians “for the job we have done together,” The Verge reports. “This is a good ...

- Quartz

AppleInsider

European Parliament votes to back controversial 'Article 11' and 'Article 13 ...

Article 13 is about the misuse of copyright works with users uploading material they don't have rights to. Opponents including Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the web, have lobbied the European Union, arguing that Article 13 will cause "damage... to the ...

- AppleInsider

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