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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
Member of European Parliament Axel Voss […]

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.
AFP reporter Sammy Ketz, hits the ground as a Syrian soldier runs past during sniper fire in the ancient Christian Syrian town of Maalula, on September 18, 2013, scene of recent fighting between pro-government troops and rebel forces. Photo: Anwar Amro / AFP
AFP reporter Sammy Ketz, hits the ground […]

Leading journalists join call for EU copyright reform

Leading journalists from more than 20 countries join a call for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing internet giants to pay for news content.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies during a US House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018. Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies d […]

EU says ‘thanks Mr Zuckerberg’ for highlighting new data rules

The EU thanks Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for highlighting the bloc's new data protection rules after he said the social media giant planned to follow them during grilling by US lawmakers.