EU member states are to decide on whether to go forward with controversial copyright changes in January.
Article 13 of the EU digital copyright proposal calls for internet firms to monitor content uploads for copyright infringement.
Artists say they are unfairly paid for their work.
The former Beatles musician was among many high profile artists calling for change.
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Artists claim a song needs to be streamed 51.1 million times before they can make the average UK salary of £27,600.
The dispute relates to The Beatles’ appearance at the Coliseum in Washington DC on February 11 1964.