EU: EC approves revamped copyright rules

EU: EC approves revamped copyright rules

European Union negotiators agreed Wednesday on codified language in a new set of sweeping copyright-reform rules, including a provision that would mandate YouTube and other internet platforms block copyrighted material when it’s uploaded. YouTube in particular has been particularly vigorous in opposing the proposed changes to the laws. The finalized text of the rules must […]

EU: MEPs demands fundamental overhaul of competition policy

EU: MEPs demands fundamental overhaul of competition policy

Last week the European Parliament adopted its annual own-initiative report on EU competition policy by a large cross-party majority. With this report, the European Parliament takes a stand on current developments in competition policy and calls for a fundamental overhaul of EU competition policy for the first time. The report was drafted by the Austrian […]

EU: Parliament backs anti-competition probe of Formula 1

EU: Parliament backs anti-competition probe of Formula 1

Formula One is facing pressure from the European Parliament over alleged anti-competitive practices, according to a report. The Times quotes an amendment to the European Parliament’s competition report added by Anneliese Dodds, Labour MP for south east England, that “calls for an immediate investigation into competition concerns arising from the Formula Onemotorsport industry.” “Formula One […]