European Parliament votes in favour of tough new online copyright laws

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Copyright Directive will put "an end to the digital wild west", claims European Parliament president Antonio Tajani

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of tough new online copyright rules that critics say will mandate de facto upload filters on all but the smallest websites. In particul...

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