According to Wired (“Don’t believe the hype: Article 13 is great news for YouTube“), YouTube is positioned to be a big winner due to the Article 13 requirement for “upload filters”. If you’re keeping your brackets for “Most Googlely Journalist” in the post-Article 13 March Madness spin, Wired gets the three point play on this […]
When safe harbors for companies like YouTube were created 20 years ago, it was with the idea of providing a little latitude to reasonable people acting reasonably on the condition of being a neutral platform–for not creating an app for Room 101 where 2+2=5. Europe for Creators makes an important call on YouTube for equal time on the YouTube network.
“What no one tells you about Article 13” As we’ve read in recent reporting from Europe, Google’s Susan Wojcicki has been twisting arms among their “YouTubers” to put out videos not only opposing Article 13, but also using the Google party line. Now that’s starting to backfire because Ms Susan doesn’t really understand how this […]
Google is in the addiction business. The company is manipulating children to lobby for its corporate interests. We wouldn’t tolerate that from Big Pharma, why do we tolerate it from Big Google?
Google uses YouTube to recruit children into their lobbying effort against Article 13.
When you understand that safe harbors are just another version of “temporary autonomous zones” and pirate utopias, Google’s opposition to Article 13 will become clear.