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Not every YouTuber agrees with YouTube about Article 13

We’ve covered YouTube’s recent comments on the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive, as well as music industry bodies’ responses to those comments.
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Music rights orgs hit back at YouTube over Article 13

Startling fact of the day: music-industry bodies aren’t entirely happy with YouTube’s latest thoughts on the Article 13 section of Europe’s proposed new copyright directive.
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From Lyor Cohen to pop-ups, YouTube’s Article 13 drive continues

“The first time I’ve touched this safe-harbour [topic] in quite some time is this morning with you! I don’t hear it,” YouTube Music’s Lyor Cohen told Music Ally in June, after we asked him about the ongoing tensions...
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Impala hits back at YouTube over Article 13 reforms

European independent-music organisation Impala has published a response to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s latest criticism of the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive. “Far from threatening...
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YouTube cites ‘Despacito’ rights in latest Article 13 criticism

YouTube is ramping up the pressure in its efforts to persuade European politicians to abandon - or at least significantly modify - the Article 13 section of the proposed new EU copyright directive.
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Lyor Cohen criticises ‘severe unintended consequences’ of Article 13

Lyor Cohen has joined fellow YouTube executives Susan Wojcicki and Robert Kyncl in criticising the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive. His comments, coming from someone who was so recently...
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YouTube CEO says Article 13 is a threat to creator livelihoods

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has criticised the European Parliament’s recent vote to approve the Article 13 section of the proposed new European copyright directive, and suggested that the legislation could force her company...
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IFPI head talks EU Copyright Directive, China, Africa and if labels are still necessary (spoiler: she thinks they are)

IFPI CEO Frances Moore has been in the job for eight years now and spoke to Billboard about the organisation’s biggest concerns (yes, the “value gap”/EU Copyright Directive is high among them) and where the next waves...
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Report 418: Article of faith

This report looks at the aftermath of the recent Article 13 vote in the European Parliament. We’ve talked to several of the music bodies who were most involved in the lobbying process to find out what they think the...
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Digital Music Europe calls for more regulation of big-tech platforms

Europe's new copyright directive - Article 13 and all that - isn't the only way legislators are getting involved in some of the big debates around the music industry.
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Article 13 passed by European Parliament – what happens next?

As we reported yesterday, the European Parliament voted to pass the much-discussed Article 13 of its European Copyright Directive yesterday, with 438 MEPs voting in favour of the article focused on internet platforms and...
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Article 13 approved by European Parliament by 438 votes to 226

MEPs have voted to pass the much-discussed Article 13 of the European Copyright Directive. Of the 751 politicians voting on the directive today in Strasbourg, 438 voted in favour, 226 against and 39 abstained. The news...