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Factsheet on Copyright

The European Union wants to protect authors and performers who are at the heart of content creation, strengthen the position of rightholders in their negotiations with online platforms, and ultimately make more legal content available to citizens in Europe. This factsheet explains why a reform of EU copyright legislation is needed, what are the objectives of the reform, what the EU has done to modernise copyright and what has been achieved.

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European Commission

Copyright factsheet