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Member of European Parliament Axel Voss reacts after the vote on copyright in the Digital Single Market during a voting session during a plenary session at the European Parliament on September 12, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Photo: Frederick Florin / AFP
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EU parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech

The European Parliament approves a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against internet giants like Google and Facebook.
A man holds a smartphone with the icons for social networking apps Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in Moscow on March 23, 2018. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP
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Will EU copyright overhaul ‘break’ the internet?

EU lawmakers have backed a major overhaul of copyright law that was hailed by some as a much-needed win against Silicon Valley, but its impact on ordinary web-users remains unclear.