The European Union has approved new copyright rules that will give content rights-holders a greater share of revenue from platforms such as YouTube, Google and Facebook hosting their content.

Representatives of the EU’s 28 national governments and lawmakers from the European Parliament reached an agreement on new rules late last month after two and a half years of negotiations and an intense lobbying campaign that pitted tech giants such as Google and Facebook against film and music companies and digital rights campaigners.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]