Category content filtering
62 Professions Harmed by Content Filtering
I delivered your voices on content filtering and the Link Tax to key MEPs in Brussels last week. Here’s the rundown.
Germany Goes Pro-Censorship Machines
Germany has published their position on Article 13 — the EU proposal for censorship machines, completely disregarding evidence about content filters and public opposition to this proposal.
Article 13 will set back creativity. We let the artists speak for themselves.
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.
The dangerous trend for automating censorship, and circumventing laws
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.
Help our censorship impact research AND speak to your MEPs
Help us research who will be hurt by the plans for a link tax and mass content filtering to make a difference in stopping censorship.
New Year, New Fight: 2017 in review and the battle ahead for digital rights
From Net Neutrality to proposed mandatory content filtering in the EU, 2017 was a big year for Internet advocates. What's next in 2018?
Your FAQs on ‘Censorship Machines’
What is Article 13 and why should you care about it? We’ve made a handy guide to answer all your questions.
Are mass content filtering rules legal?
EU legal experts checked the proposal for mass content filtering to see if it was legal, but vague wording means too much trust in big business.
MEPs vote in favour of dangerous censorship proposals
On 11th July, key EU committees made their final call on copyright law & failed to save the link
Complete reversal and betrayal from major EU Party
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.
Good News / Bad News: MEPs split on standing up for your rights
Key MEP committee disappoints the public and lets the link tax pass but stops the censorship machine.
Fundamental liberties at stake in copyright plan
Fundamental rights are under attack in EU plans for content filtering: freedom of expression, rule of law, and right to privacy.
Notice and…what? Explaining the Copyright Notice Trio
Notice and…takedown? Staydown? Notice? We explain what these phrases mean and why they’re vital to the fight for free expression in 2017.
Have a Link Tax Question? Join us on Reddit Ask-Me-Anything(AMA) this Wednesday!
We’re hosting a Reddit AMA! Save the Date and Join us for all your #savethelink questions.
Email your MEP: It’s time to talk Save the Link
The link is under attack. But right now it’s in the hands of elected representatives that have the chance to stop it and you can tell them directly why they need to Save the Link.
Europe’s Censorship Robots: An attack on our basic rights
Copyright proposals coming out of the European Commission are attacking our fundamental rights – now that’s outrageous.
MEPs standing up and saving the link
Not all decision-makers want to enforce link tax & anti-Internet proposals. Some are working hard in the EU to challenge the worst copyright rules in the world.
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