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The EU Can Still Be Saved From Its Internet-Wrecking Copyright Plan

Public pressure, legal challenges could minimize the damage.
Karl Bode
9.12.18
eu

EU Passes Controversial Copyright Law With ‘Link Taxes’

Lawmakers exempted non-commercial and smaller platforms from the directive, but opponents of the law still worry that it will lead to greater censorship on the internet.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.12.18
climate change

Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy

A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.
Sarah Emerson
9.12.18
link tax

The EU Could Vote to Wreck the Internet Tomorrow

Link taxes and mandatory copyright filters are still points of contention.
Karl Bode
9.11.18
Article 11

EU Votes Down Internet-Wrecking Copyright Proposal

Massive backlash drives the controversial measure back to the drawing board
Karl Bode
7.5.18
Opinion

Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet

The European Union wants to take the upload filters that make no one happy and apply them to all content on the internet.
Cory Doctorow
6.14.18
copyright

Europe's New Copyright Rules Will Be Devastating to the Internet as We Know It

Get ready for a world of "link taxes" and copyright complaints over memes.
Karl Bode
6.14.18
Twitter

Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13

According to the company, it can't separate content posted before and after the age of 13.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
gdpr

Here Are Some of the Worst Attempts At Complying with GDPR

Owen Williams, a freelance developer, has been collecting the more embarrassing, silly, and downright lame attempts companies are making to comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.25.18
Teflon

Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Unscathed From European Parliamentary Questioning

Yet again, Facebook’s CEO avoided publicly answering tough questions from lawmakers.
Sophie Kleeman
5.22.18
Moveable

Connected Cars Will Run on Your Personal Data

US privacy laws aren’t keeping up.
Tracey Lindeman
2.19.18
Op-Ed

Europe Needs to Save Itself From Internet Upload Filters

A draft law currently making its way through the EU lawmaking process would impose filters that detect copyright infringement.
Julia Reda
11.30.17