EU’s draconian new copyright law puts an expiration date on startups


The Copyright Reform that’s being discussed by the EU now, could crush certain type of startups when they reach the ripe age of three. “We know from entrepreneurs we spoke to that they would move their business outside of Europe if this law becomes a reality,” Lenard Koschwitz, Director of European Affairs at Allied for Startups, told TNW. The EU’s upcoming Copyright Reform is hotly debated, but most agree that the law needs to be updated and adapted to the digital age. The reformed law is supposed to ensure the right of copyright holders, ease cross-border access to online content, and…

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