How EU Copyright Directive Could Disrupt Transatlantic Digital Trade

There’s no question that the proposed link tax seeks to insulate European publishers from the disruptive impact of the U.S. technology sector. Indeed, in a recent proceeding before the U.S. Trade Representative, a news publisher representative even acknowledged the proposal aimed to provide a “higher level of protection for news publishers in the European Union,” despite insisting that the new regulations “were not trade barriers.”

Source: Sticking Points in Transatlantic Digital Trade, Part II

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