How Europe’s War on Social Media Could Impact Hollywood

The Copyright Directive is far-reaching and has widespread — and sharply different — implications for different sections of the entertainment industry, as well as online platforms and ordinary users. One of the most radical changes is outlined in Article 17 of the directive. It reverses current law, making online platforms, and not their users, legally liable for copyright-protected songs, films, TV series or other content uploaded to their sites.

Source: How Europe’s War on Social Media Could Impact Hollywood: “This Is a Complete Paradigm Shift”

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