Tech Industry and Activists Still Hope to Sink New EU Copyright Rules

The EU’s big institutions have agreed a final version of the new Copyright Directive, leaving many appalled at its implications. “We fear the law could harm online innovation, scaleups, and restrict online freedoms in Europe,” said Christian Borggreen, a vice president at the Computer & Communications Industry Association, whose members include Google, Facebook and Amazon. “We urge governments and members of the European Parliament to thoroughly assess the consequences of this text before officially adopting it.”

Source: Tech Industry and Activists Still Hope to Sink New EU Copyright Rules

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