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Stop the European Parliament from Destroying the Internet - The #SaveYourInternet fight against Article 13 continues
international | rights, freedoms and repression | news report Thursday February 28, 2019 23:04 by Julia Reda MP
All 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) get to vote in March/April 2019 on the negotiated copyright agreement.
THIS IS OUR LAST CHANCE TO OVERTURN THE EU COPYRIGHT REFORM
See EDRi’s short summary of the most important developments in the Copyright Reform. https://edri.org/upload-filters-status-of-the-copyright-discussions-and-next-steps/
Article 13 only benefits big businessesDue to the collateral damage created by the vague and overly broad wording of Article 13, only big platforms and powerful rightholders will benefit from its adoption, to the detriment of all other stakeholders.
Latest Developments on the Article 13 #CensorshipMachineIn a nutshell: You can still make a difference! The Article 13 #CensorshipMachine will soon affect the content you see, upload and share on your favourite platforms, unless you reach out to your Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today and encourage them to stop this madness! Go to your country page to and ACT NOW to #SaveYourInternet. On 20 February 2019, the EU Member State Deputy Ambassadors approved the provisional copyright trilogue agreement during the meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER 1). At this COREPER 1 meeting, the Governments of the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Poland, Italy and Finland opposed the agreement – see their joint statement. These countries consider “that the Directive in its current form is a step back for the Digital Single Market rather than a step forward”, and add that “the Directive lacks legal clarity, will lead to legal uncertainty for many stakeholders concerned and may encroach upon EU citizens’ rights”. Belgium and Slovenia abstained from the COREPER 1 vote. In terms of next steps, this means that: European Parliament (EP)
Caption: #SaveYourInternet - #DeleteArt13: Article 13 is About Filters!
Caption: #SaveYourInternet - #DeleteArt13: Big Businesses Fighting Each Other to the Detriment of Freedom