Thursday, July 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Comcast Won't Pursuit Fox assets, Focuses on Sky Offer
EU to Probe Qualcomm Over Pricing Case
Google's Project Fuchsia Could Be The Successor of Android Successor to Android
TSMC Cuts Sales, Spending Outlook
Alphabet to Deploy Balloon Internet in Kenya
New Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has a 6.9-inch Screen But Only 1080p
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Promises Improved Durability for Mobile Devices
Samsung's Foldable Phone Coming Next Year, WSJ Claims
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > EU Parl...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
EU Parliament Takes First Step to pass Tough EU Copyright Rules


The European Union has taken the first step in passing new copyright legislation that critics say would shake up the internet, with Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants to face more curbs on their market power.

A European Parliament committee on Wednesday voted in favor of tougher copyright rules, which were proposed by the European Commission two years ago. The rules are designed to take account of the role of online platforms, forcing them to share revenues with publishers and bear liability for copyright infringement on the internet.

The vote is likely to be the Parliament's official stance as it heads into negotiations with EU countries on a common position.

Internet luminaries and activists have criticized the EU reforms, but copyright holders have applauded them.

Criticism has focused on two articles of the proposed new law. Article 11 or the so-called neighboring right for press publishers could force Google, Microsoft and others to pay publishers for showing news snippets.

Article 13 or mandatory upload filtering would require online platforms such as YouTube, GitHub, Instagram and eBay to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials or seek licenses to display content.



Previous
Next
Samsung, SK Hynix Experience Low Yields in 18nm DRAM Production        All News        New European Rules Could Make Google, Facebook and Others Responsible For Copyrighted Content On their Services
Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App For Windows 10, iOS and Android     General Computing News      New European Rules Could Make Google, Facebook and Others Responsible For Copyrighted Content On their Services

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
European Parliament Cancels Copyright Reform Vote
New European Rules Could Make Google, Facebook and Others Responsible For Copyrighted Content On their Services
U.S. Copyright Office Proposes Changes To DMCA
Court Rules MP3 Resale Violates Copyright Law
MySpace to Launch Enhanced Copyright Protection Tool
War on Piracy in U.S. Universities
Consumers To Pay Royalties For Satellite Downloads
New European Sanctions For Piracy
Pc Makers in China Must Pre-Install Software
European Alliance Seeking Changes in Copyright Levies
New Technology to Track Pirated Material
Opposition to French Law Rising in the U.S.

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .