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EU Passes Controversial Copyright Law With 'Link Taxes'

• https://motherboard.vice.com, by Daniel Oberhaus

The European Parliament approved the controversial Copyright Directive, which would require publishers to pay a "link tax" for sharing anything more than "insubstantial" portions of other publishers' content.

Under the new law, passed on Wednesday with a vote of 438 to 226, any website that allows users to upload content must also implement a filter that checks this content against a database of copyrighted materials.

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