In the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the new EU’s Internet Copyright Reform.
A couple of days ago, The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs voted ‘YES’ on highly controversial parts of the proposal (and the controversial articles 11 and 13) who effectively established a link tax, to censorship machines and to ban memes.
This edition of European Business Reads features several articles on this topic, its background and what’s next to come!
Business Insider: Everyone is panicking about a ‘dreadful’ new law that might kill off the meme and change the internet forever
The Electronic Frontier Foundation: 70+ Internet Luminaries Ring the Alarm on EU Copyright Filtering Proposal
Handelsblatt Global: EU copyright decision could change the internet’s sharing culture
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