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EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’

This morning, the EU’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted in favor of the legislation, called the Copyright Directive. Although most of the directive simply updates technical language for copyright law in the age of the internet, it includes two highly controversial provisions. These are Article 11, a “link tax,” which would force online platforms like Facebook and Google to buy licenses from media companies before linking to their stories; and Article 13, an “upload filter,” which would require that everything uploaded online in the EU is checked for copyright infringement. (Think of it like YouTube’s Content ID system but for the whole internet.)

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https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/20/17482554/eu-european-union-copyright-filter-article-11-13-passes-juri-vote

 

 

I've always been EU friendly, but if they're going to pull stunts like this.. I'm not so sure anymore :madge: 

 

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Fantina

This is the one time i thank that my country is not in the EU :smh:

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ToughHooker

if you understand german this is pretty informative

 

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RAMROD

And y'all Europeans were laughing and bragging that EU won't do this kind of thing on many of those Net Neutrality threads. :triggered:

 

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derpmonster
17 minutes ago, ToughHooker said:

if you understand german this is pretty informative

 

A blocked out Pepe, that's always a good thing.

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Jacksonotta

NOo what is you doing

I'm obsessively opposed to the typical...

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ToughHooker

In short Article 13 destroys everything that's good and fun about the internet

if you want more information, here you go https://gizmodo.com/the-end-of-all-thats-good-and-pure-about-the-internet-1826963763

and here http://www.alphr.com/politics/1009470/article-13-EU-what-is-it-copyright

(I'm to lazy to write a huge ass article in here when others did a better job at that already :huntyga:)

 

you can help and vote here https://saveyourinternet.eu , it has a tool to easily email and tweet your respective Member's of the European Parliament sorted by country (on that site you can input your country and it shows you all that are responsible for your country)

 

go and save the internet 

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together we can do it because

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if you don't help

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I will personally make you go bald

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Mirrion Rizzons

my internet disappeared for a brief moment when opening this thread:ladyhaha:

 

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River

Merkel stahp :huntyga:

I'm not serious 99% of the times ;)

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ToughHooker
1 minute ago, Mirrion Rizzons said:

my internet disappeared for a brief moment when opening this thread:ladyhaha:

 

:messga: omg

don' scare me bish

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ToughHooker
4 minutes ago, Mirrion Rizzons said:

+ done :)

:wub:thank you hon 

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Azor Ahai

Is it too late for grexit?

It's not that I don't wanna love you

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