European Parliament votes ‘yes’ on controversial Copyright Reform

European Parliament votes ‘yes’ on controversial Copyright Reform


The EU Parliament just approved the controversial Copyright Reform, despite public protests and loud opposition from platforms such as GitHub, Google, Reddit and Wikipedia. Dark day for internet freedom: The @Europarl_EN has rubber-stamped copyright reform including #Article13 and #Article11. MEPs refused to even consider amendments. The results of the final vote: 348 in favor, 274 against #SaveYourInternet pic.twitter.com/8bHaPEEUk3 — Julia Reda (@Senficon) March 26, 2019 Today’s plenary vote was MEPs’ last say on the matter and cements the position of the EU Parliament. The only thing left to make it an official law is for the EU Council to approve…

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