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Europe passes controversial Copyright Directive
This article is part of the Computer Weekly issue of 2 April 2019
On the face of it, the European Parliament’s new Copyright Directive aims to ensure the media industry does not lose out financially to behemoths, but certain articles could see users’ internet freedom stifled.
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The European Parliament has passed a new Copyright Directive, including a number of highly controversial articles