The EU Council has approved a controversial copyright law aimed at guaranteeing that artists and news outlets receive their fair share of royalties for published material that appears online.
The proposed reforms have, however, triggered Europe-wide protests over internet freedom.
Germany threw its weight behind the new laws at the very last minute which helped push through the copyright reform with a final vote, which saw 19 EU members vote in favour, six - including The Netherlands, Finl...
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