Making Host-ory: CJEU rules that when a host is ordered to remove infringing content this includes identical and equivalent material
The CJEU has ruled in Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook (C-18/18) that when a host is ordered to remove illegal content, it must take down both identical and equivalent material.
Tears of joy or tears of sorrow? European Parliament approves biggest overhaul in copyright law for 20 years
On Tuesday 26 March 2019, news broke that the new Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market had been voted through the EU Parliament. The Directive, which has been the subject of the most intensive lobbying ever experienced in relation to new legislation, passed through the EU Parliament with 348 votes in favour, 274 votes against and 24 abstentions.