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Controversial copyright directive passes European Parliament

July 18, 2007

The Second Intellectual Property Enforcement Directive (IPRED2), which we last covered earlier this month, came another step closer to passage yesterday, as it was approved by the European Parliament...

Ren Bucholz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation notes that the relatively close vote-374 to 278-points to growing opposition to the directive across Europe. The directive will now go to the Council of the European Union, which is made up of representatives of the governments of each of the EU's member countries.

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