Guardian: New EU copyright rules could boost media groups

(14 Sept 2016)

Publishers, musicians and TV makers could find it easier to make money from use of their work on YouTube, Google News and Facebook

The EU is proposing strict new copyright rules aimed at making it easier for musicians, TV makers and publishers to make money out of their work online.

Google could be especially hard hit by the rules, which could force both YouTube and Google News to pay out more for hosting content or showing parts of it.

Many working in newspapers and the music and film and TV industries hold Google partly to blame for lost revenues from issues such as piracy.

Read the full article on Guardian Online

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