Lawmakers reject overhaul of rules that aimed to make tech giants share revenue

EU lawmakers have voted to reject an overhaul of copyright rules that aimed to make tech giants such as Google’s YouTube and Facebook share revenues with publishers, broadcasters and artists.

The proposed revamp has triggered strong criticism from the Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales, the world wide web inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, the net neutrality expert Tim Wu, the internet pioneer Vint Cerf and others.

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