profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com July 23, 2018


European Parliament rejects draft copyright reform, new vote planned for Sept

07 July 2018, 08:15 | Cameron Gross

GETTYMembers of the ENF founded by Marine Le Pen have been asked to reimburse almost £500,000

GETTYMembers of the ENF founded by Marine Le Pen have been asked to reimburse almost £500,000

At the plenary session of the European Parliament today, MEPs voted 303 to 223 in favour of a resolution that criticises the United States and the European Commission's approach to ensuring compliance.

However, MEPs from France who had staunchly backed fast-tracking the reform, were furious after the vote. "We are ready to defend this compromise and convince our colleagues for the vote in September".

Italy Wikipedia blacked out its content earlier this week to protest the changes. But a quick agreement between the three institutions after that seems far off.

Moreover, tracking the progress of the directive has proved hard since it was first proposed in September 2016, with the draft subject to multiple changes and revisions.

The vote comes just wo weeks after an European Union committee voted 14 to nine to waive them through.

He said the bill would mark "the end of the exploitation of European artists on the internet".

By way of a quick recap, the crux of the directive's perceived flaws lay in Article 13 and Article 11.

If the new EU copyright law passed in its current form, it may have pushed many foreign companies over the edge and completely block EU citizens from uploading content on their platforms as well as stop all references to EU media. 13 article requires any Internet site to be responsible for the content published by their users.

Article 11 and Article 13 were the most heavily debated portion of the Copyright Directive, with Article 11 attempting to prevent publishers from sharing links to sourced information without paying a royalty fee, and Article 13 placing an increased emphasis on copyright enforcement.

The controversy over the new copyright directive stems from two vague but incredibly consequential pieces of the legislation.




In the days leading up to the plenary decision, lobbyists in favour and against the copyright overhaul amped up their campaigning.

It was the collaboration of all that opposed the legislation, from celebrities such as musician Paul McCartney and web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to the dedicated public that helped MEPs get this win under their belt.

The European Parliament (EP) has taken note of the criticism raised by a large numbers of individuals, civil society groups, creators, academics and the World Wide Web's inventor against the Censorship Machine. One petition generated 20,000 signatures from creators.

There was mud-slinging from both sides. "We can not fast-track such an important legislation".

Reda said the result was a "great success" and called on those against upload filters and the link tax to "keep up the pressure" until the issue is revisited in September.

There is significant opposition to the reforms and the vote is expected to be a close-run affair.

Supporters of the legislation were quick to voice their disappointment.

The Agence France-Presse (AFP) noted that major U.S. tech giants also campaigned against the proposed rules.

Today's parliament vote is not final, but only sets out the negotiating position of MEPs.



Other News

Trending Now

Elon Musk Sends Engineers to Help Soccer Team Trapped in Thailand
When asked if a rescue attempt would be made tonight, Narongsak Osotthanakorn replied: "No, the boys can't dive at this time". Over the years, he has also used social media to respond to worldwide disasters.

Malaysia's Mahathir says will raise 'unfair' contracts in visit to China
The rail link connects Malaysia's west coast to rural eastern states and is largely financed by China. Mahathir's government has also axed a high-speed rail line to Singapore, deeming it too costly.

Oil falls as Trump urges OPEC to reduce prices
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest exporter with the largest amount of spare capacity, has given only a muted response to Trump. US crude futures slipped on Thursday after data showed an unexpected 1.3 million-barrel build in crude inventories.

Passenger Unintentionally Pairs Strangers On Flight, Documents Budding Romance On Twitter
Blair watched as the two followed each other on Instagram , which is where she eventually found both of them after making it home. Blair said she even bought Wi-Fi in order to keep people informed of the blossoming romance.

Wimbledon Day 3 round-up: Catch all the action here
Next opponent Federer will be the German Jan-Lennard, Struff, which pyatisetovy marathon was held by Ivo Karlovic . Canada's Milos Raonic survived a tough test against Australian John Millman elsewhere in the men's singles draw.

Get ready for the 'largest trade war in economic history'
The Trump administration has argued that China has deployed predatory tactics in a push to overtake USA technological dominance. At the same time, China is trying to present a friendly face to foreign businesses, including American players.

Um, Did Meghan Markle Adopt a British Accent?
George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19 , leading to speculation they had enjoyed a secret and private honeymoon. Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex wore a bold yellow dress on her latest outing with husband Harry, The Duke of Sussex.

Brazil vs Belgium: Injury rules Danilo out of quarter-final
This meant that for every C-Note wagered we got $610 in return on one of the most uniquely talented teams in the competition. They will need to rectify those mistakes against a strong Brazilian team which has improved with each passing game.

Maria Sharapova: 'Playing too many matches was my mistake'
Nadal, the 17-time major victor , has not got past the fourth round since finishing runner-up to Novak Djokovic in 2011. Sixth seed Caroline Garcia from France also went out after a 7-6 (7-2) 6-3 defeat by Switzerland's Belinda Bencic.

Iran says Europe's offer to save nuclear deal insufficient
But Le Drian also warned Iran to " stop the threats " to withdraw from the deal if it does not receive enough guarantees from Europe.