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European Parliament approves unpopular Link Tax and mandatory content filtering in its final vote on the Copyright Directive
Despite massive public outcry and opposition from dozens of experts and academics the European Parliament failed to even allow a vote on amendments
Despite massive public opposition, the European Parliament has rubber-stamped a Link Tax and Censorship Machines
Will you join Internet users across the EU to stop the Internet from becoming the "filternet" thanks to the unpopular Article 13?
Content filtering, bots scanning for copyrighted content and then blocking what they find, will seriously harm creativity in Europe. That's why artists are joining together to speak out against it.
Deals between companies and governments working together to automate acceptable content online are too common. Whilst content filtering is being proposed in EU copyright law, in other situations it's all wrapped up in a closed door agreement.
Decision makers are looking to content filtering and algorithms as the solution to all social problems manifested on the web. But they are not the easy fix that they are presented to be.
Three countries are using the European Council to put dangerous pro-censorship amendments into the already controversial Copyright Directive.
Human rights and civil liberties groups across Europe are united against proposals for mandatory filters on all user created content.
In a potentially game-changing development, the EU’s largest member is joining six other nations in questioning the legality of the Commission’s proposed copyright changes
The worst version of the EU copyright plan just got proposed. One MEP is rallying others to a plan for 50 years ownership of links and expansive censorship machines.