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EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Updated : April 16, 2019 05:02 PM IST

EU governments on Monday backed the move launched by the European Commission two years ago to protect Europe's creative industries, which employ 11.7 million people in the bloc.
Under the new rules, Google and other online platforms will have to sign licensing agreements with musicians, performers, authors, news publishers and journalists to use their work.
EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook
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