• 19 countries approve EU Copyright Directive that puts future of Google News in doubt

    4 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The future of Google News in Europe is now in doubt as EU member states approved The EU Copyright Directive. The new law - which could see Google having to pay publishers to include brief snippets in search results - was previously passed by the European Parliament , but was subject to approval by individual countries.
    Not every country agreed to implement the directive, but most did so this morning...
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  • EU countries give final approval to copyright reform aimed at Google and Facebook

    EU countries give final approval to copyright reform aimed at Google and Facebook

    4 days ago - By VentureBeat

    The EU has approved a controversial and sweeping reform of its copyright rules that includes provisions which critics argue will reduce free speech online.
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