Axel Voss

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Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

The first change to copyright law in the EU in almost two decades is designed to give artists, musicians and publishers a better chance of being paid (...)

Platforms such as Google’s YouTube will be legally responsible for the user-generated material they host in the EU and will have to obtain licences from rights-holders to show their material.

The first change to copyright law in the EU in almost two decades is designed to give artists, musicians and publishers a better chance of being paid (...)

The EU Parliament rapporteur on copyright,  Axel Voss,  celebrates after a vote on modifications to EU copyright reforms during a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The European Parliament has endorsed Commission proposals to reform copyright rules for the digital age following a massive lobbying campaign that saw(...)

The European Parliament in Strasbourg. Members of the parliament on Thursday opted to reject a copyright law which now has to go back to tripartite discussions. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

The European Parliament has narrowly voted to reject draft reforms to the EU’s copyright laws, delivering a partial victory for campaigners including (...)