Agreement reached to modernise copyright rules.

Freedoms enjoyed by internet users will be enhanced, creators better remunerated & internet economy will have clearer rules.

It will strengthen creative sector.
It will bring added value to EU citizens.…
It does not in any way limit the use of content under copyright exceptions (e.g. education, research) or free speech (e.g. parody and memes)on user-generated content platforms.

It includes fair remuneration of authors for the first time as a principle in European copyright law.
Opportunities to use copyrighted material for education & research.
Cross-border & access for citizens to copyright-protected content.
Users will continue to be able to share content on social media & link to sites & newspapers.

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