EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Small toy figures are seen in front of Google logo in this illustration picture, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union’s $1 trillion creative industries. EU governments on Monday backed the move launched by the European Commission two years ago to protect Europe’s creative industries, […]

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