Article 13 rejected by MEPs: What you need to know about the law that could have killed internet culture

The European Parliament has voted to reject a new copyright directive, which includes the particularly controversial Article 13. The proposed law was rejected by 318 votes to 278, with 31 abstentions. The EU’s copyright reforms will now need to be debated in September, giving policymakers more room to hone the legal framework around copyrighted content in the internet age.

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Article 13: MEPs Respond (well 2 did anyway)

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Article 13 of the Copyright Directive is a major concern as it will impose privatised censorship of all types of content and it is incompatible with fundamental rights and the E-commerce Directive. Continue reading

Eu Better Save Your Internet

The end of what internet freedom we have in Europe is under attack yet again, and what happens in Europe today can happen in your country tomorrow. If the United Nations get their way things will never be the same online again. Continue reading