Link Tax
Censorship Directive Widespread protests mark passing of European ‘internet censorship’ law

The legislation includes two controversial clauses – the stipulation of an ‘upload filter’ to monitor the copyright, and a ‘link tax’ which requires the news aggregators to pay publishers for linking to their stories.

Copyright law reform in Europe likely to strengthen monopoly of internet giants

The controversial proposal that was rejected in July was passed with amendments despite them not addressing many of the serious criticisms laid out by experts