Article 13 approved by European Parliament by 438 votes to 226
Posted on: 12 septembre 2018, by : Stuart Dredge

MEPs have voted to pass the much-discussed Article 13 of the European Copyright Directive. Of the 751 politicians voting on the directive today in Strasbourg, 438 voted in favour, 226 against and 39 abstained.
The news is already being celebrated by music rightsholders and their representative bodies, but will come as a blow to the technology companies and activists who had been campaigning against the proposal.
We’ll be covering reactions to the news in the coming hours here, so check back on this story regularly for updates.
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