WARSAW, Poland – The right-wing leaders of Poland have suggested that they will not fully implement the EU 's copyright reforms, saying it impedes freedom of expression.
Mr. Party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Saturday that a copyright directive adopted by EU legislators This week, to be implemented by the 28 member states, threatens freedom.
Dealers say it ensures that writers and artists are paid; The Polish government says the rules will prohibit linking information and memes.
Kaczynski said without specifying that law and the right party will implement it "in a way that retains freedom."
His words on the Eurosceptic Party's campaign convention prior to the May European elections apparently aimed at attracting young voters and addressing demands that party policies restrict freedom of speech and ideas.