Category link tax
The report grants the CRTC far-reaching powers over media, but fails to provide systemic solutions to the issue of telecom affordability and access.
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
The new EU Copyright Directive is almost upon us and here’s what you can do to stop Articles 11 and 13
We are only a few days from the finalized text of the EU Copyright Directive and this is our last chance to make some noise to stop the toxic Link Tax and Censorship Machines. Join us!
OpenMedia joins 53 other organizations in signing a letter urging EU Deputy Ambassador to reject obligatory or voluntary content filters (censorship machines) and the link tax in the ongoing trilogue negotiations.
MEPs narrowly approved, despite citizens' and experts' concerns, supporting dangerous copyright proposals that will fundamentally change the Internet as we know it
Today, the European Parliament sided with Internet users and voted to reject the proposed copyright proposal, which includes the dangerous Link Tax and Censorship Machine provisions.
In a major blow to the open Internet, the vote supports push for a link tax and censorship machines that will have a global impact
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.
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.
Huge win for Internet users as expert research, commissioned by key parliamentary committee, says the link tax should go.
BREAKING: Leaked copyright proposal shows momentum building behind positive alternative to the Link Tax
Documents from the Council of the EU reveal that momentum is building among member states for an alternative to the deeply unpopular Link Tax
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."
On 11th July, key EU committees made their final call on copyright law & failed to save the link
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.
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.
In a joint letter with the members of the Copyright for Creativity coalition, we've urged MEPs to oppose the most problematic aspects of the EU's copyright proposal, like the censorship machine and link tax, to help European citizens and businesses prosper in the digital era.
The European Commission’s plans for a Link Tax have been dealt another blow — this time by leading Spanish newspaper El País
A closely-watched report from the EU Copyright Rapporteur recommends the Link Tax be removed from draft legislation — but doesn’t go far enough to address concerns about content censorship
Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market recommends that Commission plans for a Link Tax (Article 11) be completely removed from draft legislation
Your OpenMedia team’s report back on our experience at the Mozilla Festival, the open Internet conference.
We’re hosting a Reddit AMA! Save the Date and Join us for all your #savethelink questions.
Copyright proposals coming out of the European Commission are attacking our fundamental rights – now that’s outrageous.
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
Without an exception for nonprofits, monitoring and filtering provisions in the EU Commission’s new copyright law would bankrupt some of our favourite services – like Wikipedia
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
Today OpenMedia joins 22 other organisations to express our concerns about the European Union (EU) Commission’s upcoming copyright reform package.
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.
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 does the leaked draft on the European Commision’s Communication on Platforms reveal and what are its implications for Internet users worldwide?
Exciting developments in our Save the Link campaign happened this week!
European Commission’s decision to exclude citizens’ feedback from its own public consultation will undermine trust in EU institutions
Over 10,000 individually-written responses to the Commission’s consultation on the role of online platforms, including over 2500 from EU citizens, ignored in Commission’s initial analysis.