Portia Sabin discusses the European Copyright Directive and the process that got the legislation passed in the European Parliament with Helen Smith of Impala, Crispin Hunt of Ivor Academy and Chris Castle.
Excellent work by Eleonora Rosati in Slate on the EU Copyright Directive. This new legislation is important to creators around the world because it applies to the exploitation of all copyrights in Europe, not just European copyrights in Europe.
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 […]
After all Google’s antics in Europe trying to stop Article 13, will the European Parliament investigate or lay down and take it?
Big Tech’s lobbyists organize rallies for surveillance capitalists in the ancient capitals of Europe “pulling the wires which control the public mind.”
Indie artists call on @Europarl_EN 2 to ‘Just Say’ #Yes2Copyright with Steph’s ReMix
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 […]
“[Big Tech’s attempt] to buy critical voices in the channel that is relevant to the debate highlights the manipulative methods that have fueled or even generated parts of the protest.”
The US Congress should pay close attention to Big Tech’s interference lobbying in Europe that would curtail the legacy safe harbor.