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European Union Parliament holds 'last chance' vote on copyright

Fervently backing the law are traditional media and content providers -- including AFP -- in urgent search of revenue at a time when so much can be seen online for free.

published on : 10th September 2018

EU Parliament rejects opening copyright law update negotiations

The Legal Affairs Committee had proposed that the EU modernize its copyright laws so they made more sense in the modern age, but critics said it would force websites to screen users' posts.

published on : 5th July 2018

Italian Wikipedia shuts down due to proposed EU copyright law

According to Deutsche Welle, the proposed law will enforce new regulations for content and direct IT companies to regulate what users upload.

published on : 5th July 2018

Amitabh Bachchan rails against 60-year stipulation in copyright rule, calls it 'rubbish'

In the case of original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the 60-year period is counted from the year following the death of the author, according to the Copyright Act, 1957.

published on : 18th March 2018