The EU has backed tough new laws to enforce copyright online
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The European Parliament has backed legislation that would support much tougher laws on copyright online.

The laws are an updated version of legislation that was rejected in July, and which was widely criticised for being too sweeping.

Amendments to make the so-called "link tax" less comprehensive and to exempt smaller platforms from having to filter content have been included.

Despite the amendments, some still view the laws as hindering freedom of expression online.

The European Parliament has...

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