A positive step forward against the “censorship machine” in the Copyright Directive

On 24 February 2017 the Rapporteur of the European Parliament (EP) Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), Catherine Stihler MEP, published her draft Opinion on the Copyright Directive. The Opinion sends a strong message against the most extremist parts of the European Commission’s proposal: the “censorship machine” (aka upload filter).

Country: EU

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: European Bodies

Tags: draft report, upload filtering, copyright reform

Posted on Tuesday 28 February 2017

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