EU Parliament committee votes for tougher EU copyright rules to rein in tech giants

Posted in: Government & Policy at 21/06/2018 15:16

Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favor of tougher copyright rules on Wednesday.

The copyright rules, proposed by the European Commission two years ago, are designed to take account of the growing role of online platforms, forcing them to share revenues with publishers and bear liability for copyright infringement on the internet.

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