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EU copyright bill: Protests across Europe highlight rifts over reform plans

Sunday 13:34 GMT

Critics of EU internet copyright reforms are protesting across Europe ahead of a crucial vote in the European Parliament.

Alone in Germany, 40 rallies were due Saturday involving critics of an EU copyright reform bill, with protests also expected in Denmark, Poland, Switzerland, Austria and Portugal. In Berlin (pictured above) thousands walked past the center of Germany's collaborative Wikipedia online encyclopedia.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte