Category ancillary copyright
Article 11 reaches tipping point as hundreds of academics and organisations say NO to the link tax this week.
The clamour against Article 11’s link tax proposal has been overwhelming, with a huge growth in organisations from a broad range of fields and expertise adding their name to the opposition.
European public institutions, companies, start-ups, journalists and libraries, news publishers and civil society organisations are united against proposals for a neighbouring right for press publishers.
Huge win for Internet users as expert research, commissioned by key parliamentary committee, says the link tax should go.
Someone actually did the math and money generated from a Link Tax is "not going to go nearly as far as the news publishers think."
The European People’s Party (EPP) — the largest party in the EU — has announced they are officially backing the Link Tax. It’s an insulting blow to public voices, informed decision-making, and democracy.
Key MEP committee disappoints the public and lets the link tax pass but stops the censorship machine.
There’s no shortage of proof that publishing lobbyists and their political allies want a world where you can own a hyperlink.
We fought the Internet tax and the link tax to stop the open Internet being crushed in the name of saving the media. But what will we do when the next big idea comes along?
The European Commission’s plans for a Link Tax have been dealt another blow — this time by leading Spanish newspaper El País
We’re hosting a Reddit AMA! Save the Date and Join us for all your #savethelink questions.
The link tax: one tech journalist isn’t buying the claim that it will be good for journalists. Read more from Jennifer Baker.
We’ve produced an official guide to the Link Tax, to ensure MEPs hear your voices before they start to examine the European Commission’s unpopular plan.
On Thursday as part of our fight to defend the right to link, our free expression campaigner went to the European Parliament to deliver your voices
Mind the ‘value gap’: how the EU Commission is working to reframe its Link Tax and other copyright reforms
In the past several weeks, you’ve probably seen the phrase “value gap” creeping into your newsfeeds. But what does it really mean?
Commission submits “some of the worst copyright rules in the world” to the European Parliament, including unprecedented new Link Tax powers for publishing giants
Publishing Giants just hurt the right to link in a disappointing court ruling. Will the EU Commission follow suit?
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that it can be illegal for websites merely to link to copyrighted content, even if they don’t host such content themselves.
The link tax law is leaked, and it looks like it was written by someone who has never used the Internet
A new leak from the European Commission lays out the not-so-specific details of the link tax law and other copyright reforms. And guess what? They only serve media industry giants.
The European Commission hasn’t released the data that they say justifies the link tax. Where are your voices and their consultation response?
Breaking News: Leaked document reveals EU Commission’s plan to mislead and ignore you in their crusade for a link tax
The European Commission have shown themselves incapable of listening, recent leak shows they intend to push ahead with link tax and ignore public consultation process.
The European Commission is still considering proposals for fees for hyperlinks, AKA: the link tax. They are writing the law now, but they are on the brink of dropping these plans. Let’s remind them we’re not going away.
Wow! Over 37,500 of you joined us in saying a resounding NO! to the European Commission's Link Tax plan
Publishers are against ancillary copyright too! As the deadline for the save the link consultation closes more and more businesses are speaking out against the link tax.
Internet users concerned over Commission’s continued push forward on unpopular plan to tax links and snippets and possible introduction of new liabilities for online platforms.
Yesterday as a part of our campaign to safeguard our right to link, we took your voices straight to European Parliament.
MEPs on key European Parliament committee will meet with your OpenMedia team tomorrow to discuss opposition to ancillary copyright and additional liabilities for online platforms.
What the heck is ancillary copyright anyway? And why does it matter? And why do we keep calling it the link tax? All will be revealed within.
The European Commission continues to push forward with plans to reform copyright, but the idea of a link tax still won't die. Find out what the next step is in the fight to safeguard the right to link for Internet users everywhere.
What does the leaked draft on the European Commision’s Communication on Platforms reveal and what are its implications for Internet users worldwide?