copyright reform

Euro Parliament rejects copyright reform

In a major blow to copyright reform in the EU, MEPs have voted against beginning negotiations on the Copyright Directive including Article 13, which contained measures to address the so-called value gap. There had been frantic lobbying from both sides with even Sir Paul McCartney attempting to persuade MEPs to vote for the Copyright Directive, which had been approved by the JURI committee last month.

Source: Euro Parliament rejects copyright reform, full debate set for September

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