Advocate General says Article 17 DSM-Directive is in line with EU fundamental rights

After a postponement of several months, Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe has now given his Opinion in the Polish annulment proceedings regarding Art. 17 EU Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive (”DSM Directive”). The Advocate General considers Art. 17 DSM Directive to be in line with European fundamental rights, but says filtering obligations should be limited to manifest copyright infringements.

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