The UK has confirmed that it will not adopt the EU's copyright directive as it prepares to leave the bloc next week. Articles 11 and 13 caused a stir with critics saying they'd ruin the web.
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MEPs have voted in favour of a controversial copyright package which could see the web hindered by content filters. The law was passed by 348 MEPs to 278, and will be implemented by 2021.
Over four million signatures have been delivered to the European Union with the aim of telling the body that lots of people are opposed to Article 13 of the new copyright directive.
YouTube's Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki is giving a forewarning that the company may need to start restricting video clips in response to legal guidelines making its way via the EU.
The European Parliament has approved a new piece of copyright legislation which could affect the distribution of memes online. It also includes a so-called link tax that targets Google and others.
The proposed changes to the EU copyright law which endangered memes and other remixes has been rejected by the EU Parliament. The amendments will be re-drafted, and another vote is due in September.
A highly criticised amendment to the European Union copyright law, which targets memes and other remixes, has been passed by a committee of MEPs and will now go to parliament for a vote in July.