Today I'm just quickly checking back in on an earlier episode to let you know that the European Parliament has indeed voted in favour of progressive new legislation encouraging and protecting professional content, including writing and publishing, across all member states.
Finally, there's a group of lawmakers who see behind the curtain, and have made a real effort to share the online wealth, regulate and require responsible behavior from online platforms. This new law promises new content licensing opportunities for authors and artists fenced off from the banquet created by their own hard work.
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Image of the European Parliament building in Brussels courtesy me and my little camera.