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Introduction

Tighter upload content monitoring moves a step closer in Europe.

Highlights

  • A vote by the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) backing Article 13 of the EU Copyright Directive has brought upload content monitoring for copyright infringements a step closer.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest moves in Europe to force online platforms to tighten their monitoring of content uploads.
  • The note explains the ins and outs of the monitoring and what a change in regulations could mean to all concerned.

Key questions answered

  • What are the changes being proposed for online platforms that offer user-generated content?
  • How will the changes affect the likes of YouTube and Dailymotion?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Europe’s push to limit the transfer of value
  • European Parliament committee says yes to Article 13
  • The next step and the implications for affected platforms

Appendix

  • Author