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Europe looks to remould internet with new copyright rules

9 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.
Artists, celebrities and tech experts have spoken out both in favour and against the EU directive, which the 28 member states are required to adopt as law and got final approval from the European Council Monday.
Here's a look at key issues.
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WHAT DOES THE DIRECTIVE SAY?
The most vigorously debated part of the legislation is a section that makes companies...
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