The copyright bill: Explained in under 2 minutes

The European Parliament will vote on its controversial copyright bill on Wednesday, September 12.

The directive aims to ensure that producers of creative content are remunerated fairly online.

Its supporters think the new regulation will protect the rights of the content producers, while its critics say it will destroy access to information made available in the public domain. Specifically, supporters and critics alike have locked horns over the details of Article 11 and Article 13.

Watch this short explainer video and find out what’s at stake.

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