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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12236

16 April 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Digital
End of copyright saga, EU Council validates final text
Brussels, 15/04/2019 (Agence Europe)

The last doubts are removed, the European Directive on copyright reform is adopted. The agreement as negotiated by the three institutions received formal approval from the European Ministers of Agriculture (see EUROPE B12222A6) on Monday 15 April. 

Six countries voted against the text: Italy, the Netherlands, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, and Sweden. Three abstained: Belgium, Estonia, and Slovenia. But this was not enough to block the text; the threshold of 16 countries representing 65% of...

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