Fairness Rocks News ‘Meme bans’ and ‘link taxes’: a copyright reform explainer

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Author: RAJU MUDHAR

Date: October 12, 2018

Original Source: The Star

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‘Meme bans’ and ‘link taxes’: a copyright reform explainer

The European Union’s recent, sweeping changes to its copyright legislation aims to stop the rampant piracy of content, such as movies and music, while finding ways for artists and creators to get fairly compensated for their work when it is used or shared online. It also aims to create a more sustainable environment for news outlets, whose works proliferate online for free through links on the internet.

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