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Article 13 Moves Forward With French-German Deal

After a short hiatus, discussions on the new EU copyright law proposals are moving forward again. France and Germany have reached a deal on which services should be bound to Article 13. Opponents fear that the plan will lead to broad upload filters, but the EU's copyright rapporteur notes that…

Piracy: If the Internet Isn’t Broken, Should We Fix it Until it is?

There have long been warnings that tough anti-piracy measures will eventually 'break the Internet'. While that catastrophe is yet to happen, meddling in any piece of complex machinery is likely to lead to unexpected consequences. Like the hobbyist tuner trying to squeeze the last bit of performance out of an…

YouTube Amps Up Article 13 Protest With Pop-Ups

The controversy surrounding Article 13 of the EU's proposed copyright legislation continues. This week YouTube raised the bar by running pop-up messages to warn users about unintended consequences. While the video platform is getting more involved, its compromise solution is yet to convince major players in both the pro- and…

Music Industry Asks EU to Scrap Article 13

A powerful group of organizations in the music, broadcasting, and sports industries have called on the EU to cancel the proposed Article 13. Headed by IFPI, the worldwide voice of the music industry and formerly the most vocal supporter of the legislation, the groups say that "no directive at all"…

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