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  • Article 13: YouTube CEO is now lobbying for upload filters

    TorrentFreak
    15 Nov 2018 [Regulation]


    As the heated debate over the EU’s controversial Article 13 proposals continues, YouTube is becoming ever more vocal. Relatively silent in the run-up to the September vote which saw the European Parliament vote in favor of proposals put forward by Axel Voss’ EPP group, YouTube now seems very concerned over the possibility of being held liable for infringing content uploaded to its platform. Thus far, the Article 13 debate has been polarized, with the entertainment industries hugely in favor and companies like YouTube and pro-Internet freedom groups strongly against. Now, however, a new development has created an interesting split in the ranks, with Julia Reda, MEP for the Pirate Party, warning that YouTube is now lobbying in favor of upload filters.

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