Copyright row reaches European Parliament in Strasbourg | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW


A yearslong battle that has pitted artists against big tech is set to come to a head in Strasbourg on Wednesday, when the European Parliament will vote on whether to update copyright protections for the age of content-sharing platforms.

Two contentious proposals are at the heart of the drama: Article 11, which covers the rights of press publishers, and Article 13, which would hold tech giants liable for copyright infringement committed on their platforms. Critics fear that the former is unworkable and the latter could lead to “upload filters,” or algorithms that would give tech giants…



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