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EU Approves Controversial Copyright Directive and ‘Upload Filter'

5 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

The European Parliament yesterday voted in favor of the highly controversial EU Copyright Directive, which is intended to bring EU copyright laws into the Internet age. Critics have called the directive “disastrous” and warned that it could fundamentally destroy the open Web.
One of the most debated sections of the directive has been Article 13, which contains what critics have called an “upload filter.” According to the article, online content sharing websites would be liable for copyright infringement occurring on their platforms unless they implement “effective and proportionate...
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