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Leaders of the EU's member states still need to sign off on the rule changes before the individual countries have to draft local laws to put them into effect.
It is likely to mean search engines most news sources, especially small ones, and either drop news search or make deals with a few sources.
it does not scanYes, that's the annoying thing about prose ;)
It is likely to mean search engines <ins>and</ins> most news sources, especially small ones, <del>and</del> either drop news search or make deals with a few sources.
By listing headlines you're driving traffic to the news source. I really wonder if this is going to work. It's the opposite of how the Web was built.
I'm just waiting for the SEO spam e-mails that read, "We think our site about men's polyester boxer shorts is a great fit for your site about St. Catherine of Siena, and it'll cost you only 100 euros to link to us."
The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) has some good commentary on this.
Not content with handing copyright law enforcement to algorithms and tech companies, the EU now wants to expand that to defining the limits of political speech too.
Article 13 moves the responsibility to internet companies to ensure the agreements with rights holders are working.