An open letter says that the film industry has abandoned support of Europe’s Article 13 – because it supports tech companies too much.
A petition against Europe’s Article 11 and Article 13 is continuing to grow. It has now reached nearly 4 million signatures.
Major media conglomerates are changing tactics when it comes to pushing for the censorship machine. They now say it’s all about YouTube payouts.
Ride hailing service Uber has been fined €1 Million for the data breach it experienced in 2016. The total fine comes from two different countries.
Article 11 and Article 13 are currently in “Trilogue” meetings. Leaks suggest that the EU’s copyright proposal haven’t changed much.
Article 11 (AKA the Link Tax) is currently receiving amendments. One Amendment could mean the death of Creative Commons.
The head of YouTube is joining the massive opposition and condemning article 13 as a threat to free speech.
There’s been some movement on the Article 11 and Article 13 file. Italy is now voicing opposition to the directives.
The 50 million user data breach apparently affected 5 million European users. Some are saying that Facebook could be slapped with a $1.63 billion fine.
While some may look at the European copyright debate as an artist vs tech debate, some voices are casting doubt on that perspective.