Of the 627 deputies who participated in the vote, 318 of them voted against and 278 were in favor of the reforms. In a 318-278 decision, European Union lawmakers elected to send the legislation back to committee for review, and a new vote is expected in September.
The Commission first proposed the legal overhaul in September 2016.
"I regret that a majority of MEPs did not support the position which I and the legal affairs committee have been advocating", says German MEP Axel Voss. This will allow the 751 MEPs to propose amendments in September and call for the deletion of the notorious Article 13.
Evacuations ordered, up to 100 structures threatened by fire in Goleta
Officials said the areas of concern include the Pacific Crest Trail, Mount Ashland, and the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The state fires are among 60 large blazes burning in 13 states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
He said the bill would mark "the end of the exploitation of European artists on the internet".
"These new figures expose the fact that Google is acting like a monolithic mega-corp trying to submerge the truth under a tsunami of misinformation and scare stories pedalled by its multi-million propaganda machine". Moreover, it doesn't deal with false copyright claims, which are now frequently used under the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to take down perfectly legitimate content from websites. That section, designed for the benefit of the entertainment industry, would require any online outlet where users can share content (everything from YouTube to dating sites) to create an automated system of filters to prevent the posting of copyrighted material.
Mozilla, which campaigned heavily against the proposal, said the result was great news for Europe's citizens. Among the other subscribers in the letter was Vint CERF, one of the "fathers of the Internet", Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web.
The move ramps up the pressure on the agreement, which is already facing legal challenges, with politicos saying that the commission needs to suspend the deal unless the USA sorts its act out.
Israel Attacks Syrian Regime Outpost After Shell Hits Buffer Zone
But its broad outlines were described to AFP by two spokesmen for the joint opposition command in the south. Nassib is a strategic crossing for Syria and Jordan.
Monique Goyens, director general of the European Consumer Organisation, said in a statement on Thursday that "MEPs have a chance to correct a heavily unbalanced report and make copyright work for both consumer and creators".
"The rejection, for now, of the mandate means the Parliament has another few months to get it right", said Alyn Smith MEP, SNP member of the European Parliament for Scotland.
Mike Pompeo heading to North Korea for nuclear talks
There's great momentum right now for positive change, and we're moving together for further negations. Some US officials believe that North Korea has about 65 nuclear warheads.