The EU copyright directive creates new legal uncertainties

The recent and controversial vote to adopt the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market could be read as another act in a tale of European lawmakers holding American web giants to account. But when it comes to Article 13 [now 17] which concerns the liability of internet platforms, the end result resembles a Wild West scenario where the most powerful are likely to thrive and where the rights of citizens will be less protected.

Source: The EU copyright directive creates new legal uncertainties

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