The expression of an idea is often categorised under intellectual property while the protection of the idea expressed is classified as intellectual property rights. For instance, writing of a story is an expression of an idea which can be grouped under copyright as a literary work while the protection attached to it excludes anyone from expressing the same idea without proper credit of the original author.
The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Cloudflare, Google, and Facebook, is warning the U.S. Government against “onerous” copyright laws other countries are implementing. These laws lead to increased liability for US companies and create an increasingly hostile environment for them to operate in.
The European Parliament and Council agreed on the final text of the EU Copyright Directive. This includes the controversial Article 13, which opponents fear will lead to broad upload filters. The full package will now go to the European Parliament for a final vote, which is expected to take place in March or April.
A powerful group of organizations in the music, broadcasting, and sports industries have called on the EU to cancel the proposed Article 13. Led by International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)
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