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Members of the European Parliament take part in a vote. The majority of the EU member states including Germany have voted for the EU copyright reform package on Monday. Photo: Jean-Francois Badias/AP/dpa/archiv
Members of the European Parliament take […]

EU member states approve contested copyright overhaul

The majority of the EU member states have voted for the EU copyright reform package on Monday in order to ensure that artists and publishers are compensated for their work on the internet.
Member of European Parliament Axel Voss reacts after the vote on copyright in the Digital Single Market during a voting session during a plenary session at the European Parliament on September 12, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Photo: Frederick Florin / AFP
Member of European Parliament Axel Voss […]

EU parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech

The European Parliament approves a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against internet giants like Google and Facebook.
AFP reporter Sammy Ketz, hits the ground as a Syrian soldier runs past during sniper fire in the ancient Christian Syrian town of Maalula, on September 18, 2013, scene of recent fighting between pro-government troops and rebel forces. Photo: Anwar Amro / AFP
AFP reporter Sammy Ketz, hits the ground […]

Leading journalists join call for EU copyright reform

Leading journalists from more than 20 countries join a call for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing internet giants to pay for news content.