Later this month MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament agreed on the final text in February, and PRS for Music are in full support as it’s a big step forward for creators.
Yesterday (Tuesday) the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs committee approved the provisional agreement on the Copyright Directive and UK Music have subsequently urged MEPs and the EU Council to support the Directive.
PRS for Music’s Robert Ashcroft welcomes the latest development in the European Union’s plan to reform copyright legislation as a step forward in protecting creators.
‘What happens over the coming days and weeks in Brussels over Article 13 and copyright changes is pivotal to protect creators,’ says chief executive officer of UK Music and a former shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher.
Europe for Creators is launching a new website and newsletter in an effort to counter Google’s campaign of disinformation surrounding Article 13 of the European Copyright Directive.
YouTube is spreading misinformation about the European Copyright Directive ‘in a direct attempt to subvert the democratic process’, PRS for Music’s chief executive Robert Ashcroft has warned.
UK artists and musicians are joining forces to take on the ‘greedy’ tech giants that are trying to block European Union (EU) plans to give creators a fairer deal.
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UK Music’s Michael Dugher writes about the ‘desperate and dishonest’ propaganda being pedalled ahead of the crucial European vote on copyright.
We debunk the myths and misinformation swamping Twitter as the internet's biggest brands mobilise to lobby MEPs ahead of a crucial vote on copyright law.