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Battle Over Copyright Uploads

Europe rejects plans forcing platforms to block unlicensed content uploaded by users. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones.

Members of the European Parliament reject - for now - planned laws forcing platforms to block unlicensed music and other content uploaded by users. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales tells us why he thinks the proposals are bad for internet creativity. Taiwanese tech giant HTC lays off a fifth of staff - is the shine coming off Taiwan as a technology centre? And is there a revolt stirring in Silicon Valley over the kinds of work that tech staff are being asked to do by their bosses? Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC Online technology correspondent Mark Ward, and independent tech researcher Stephanie Hare.

(Image: Stock photo of a man recording a vlog in a city centre, Credit: Getty Images).

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