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EU issues guidance on new online copyright rules to help speed up implementation

Monday 7 June 2021 | 11:41 CET | News
The European Commission has published guidelines for countries implementing the EU's new Copyright Directive. The guidance covers the controversial article 17 that requires internet platforms to take action to ensure copyrighted material is protected. The announcement comes as the two-year deadline for implementing the directive in national law expires on 07 June and few countries have transposed the directive into national law.

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