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Council (= EU Member States) Approved Copyright Directive

On 15 April the Council (= EU Member States) APPROVED the copyright Directive at the Ministerial level at an Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Luxembourg – see the overview below of how EU Member States voted. The next step is to convince national policymakers to ensure that they implement Article 17 (ex Art. 13) in the least harmful way, by ensuring the best possible protection of citizens’ fundamental rights.