The European Commission has reached an agreement over new copyright rules, including the controversial Article 13 that will require platforms like YouTube to tackle copyright infringements at the point of upload.
One of the objectives of the of directive is to “reinforce the position of creators and right holders,” helping them to be remunerated for the online use of their content by user-uploaded-content platforms. Read the article on Digital TV Europe.com here .
CEPIC also reviews the agreement on their site here
Our DMLA Counsel and Legal Committee is reviewing the agreement and will have further information on its impact on the industry. Stay tuned.