• EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1 trillion creative industries.
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  • EU countries approve new copyright restrictions on Facebook and Google

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The European Commission first began discussing the new copyright measures two years ago as a means to protect the bloc's creative industries, which are worth over $1 trillion.
    The European Union's sweeping new copyright legislation has passed its final hurdle, reports Reuters. Nineteen EU states, including heavyweights France and Germany, have endorsed the new proposals that will require Google to pay publishers for the news snippets it displays on search results and its News sites. Facebook will also be forced to filter protected content from its site.
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  • EU countries give final approval to copyright reform aimed at Google and Facebook

    EU countries give final approval to copyright reform aimed at Google and Facebook

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    The EU has approved a controversial and sweeping reform of its copyright rules that includes provisions which critics argue will reduce free speech online.
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