They’re back…and are trying to ambush us with an online ‘link tax’
Two weeks ago we celebrated a win at the European Parliament, where members of a powerful committee tasked with making decisions about how we share and collaborate online rejected proposals that would restrict our right to link. Seeing the pro-Internet community stand up and take action together is always reaffirming–and in today’s global political climate where important decisions like this are often taken behind closed doors, a healthy level of engagement is something to celebrate in and of itself.
Techdirt: MEP Cavada doesn’t want you to share your photos for free
The so called freedom of panorama was included in MEP Julia Reda's copyright report, but a troubling amendment voted it out. Speak out now to push back against those powerful interests who want to restrict and censor our right to link online: SaveTheLink.org Article by Glynn Moody for Techdirt
What does MEP Cavada want the future of copyright to look like?
At OpenMedia in our fight to protect the free and open Internet, we often come up against worthy adversaries. Sometimes they are elected representatives, sometimes they’re industry spokespeople, and sometimes they’re lobbyists. But as we work to move the world towards a more connected digital age, inevitably there will be those who resist.
OpenMedia works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free. We create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate, and empower people to safeguard the Internet. Take action nowView all campaigns