European politicians have voted to pass Article 13 and Article 11 as part of sweeping changes to regulation around online copyright.
A vote on debating amendments – including an amendment to remove Article 13 and the Article 11 ‘link tax’ from the broader copyright legislation – was rejected by just five votes.
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It remains to be seen how the legislation will be implemented in practice, but Article 13 will probably be introduced in two ways.
Arguing in favour of Article 13 were the big record labels and organisations that manage copyright payments on their behalf.
Ultimately, despite all its protestations, YouTube could end up doing rather well out of Article 13. »