The European Parliament will today vote on the controversial Reform of the copyright law. Follow the action in the Livestream.
in 2016, the EU Commission proposed project is to adapt copyright to the Internet age. Negotiators of the European Parliament and the EU member States had agreed in mid-February on a text of the law. This provides significantly more obligations on copyright protection for platforms like Youtube. The use of Upload is not required to Filter explicitly, critics fear, however, that the platforms are able to meet the requirements, this is the only way. Thus, censorship of the threat. Last of the had risen against the wind against the project.
Parliament is due to debate today is about the provisional compromise reached in mid-February. Then a vote is taken. It is one of the last opportunities that the Reform be stopped.