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Canada plans to proceed in a similar way as Australia in the dispute with Facebook
Birmingham described the blocking of the news sites as “inappropriate” and accused Facebook of wanting to influence “democratic systems”. “We won’t tolerate that.” The government will not deviate from its proposed law.
Germany is also facing a reform of copyright law. This involves the implementation of an EU directive that was adopted in summer 2019 and which is to be implemented by June. The federal government emphasizes that the draft law provides for a fair balance of interests from which creatives, rights exploiters and users benefit equally. But there is also resistance. However, the draft is less radical and the debate is more moderate than in Australia. dpa