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Article 13 has passed. This is not good for the health of the internet you know and love.
Let's start here. Imagine all the social media filters currently in place. And multiply it by an exponentially worse power.…
The lawmakers of the European Union know less about the internet than lawmakers in the United States.

The more you think about that, the worse and worse it gets.
The first time you probably heard about it was at the end of May 2018.
"effective content recognition systems"

Normally I would be telling you all to remain calm.


Now's the time to freak the fuck out.
There's been updates since then but none of it is any good.
Article 13 means the demise of fair use.
Listen. This is a list of members of European Parliament. I made it a long time ago but I think it's still functional. Familiarize yourselves with it.…
84 European Music & Media Organizations Declare Their Support for Article 13…
Yeah this is a Boing Boing article. But I recommend putting differences aside and reading it.…
"what do we do?"

I'll tell you what to do. Make it apart of your daily routine as much as breathing to actively fight back against Article 13 in any way possible.

It doesn't matter how. Just as long as you do something.
Listen. I've studied the European Union and their lawmaking. YES. IT IS THIS HALF-ASSED.
Tweet from Croatian Member of the European Parliament, Marijana Petir. She voted for #Article13.
#Article13 You see this meme? It's funny, right?

This is what's happening, though.
"The legislation approved today still faces a final vote in the European Parliament in January (where it’s possible, though very unlikely, it will be rejected)."…

Learn about modern copyright law. It's a serious problem.

"In remarks following the vote in Parliament this morning, MEP Axel Voss, who has led the charge on introducing Articles 11 and 13 thanked his fellow politicians “for the job we have done together.” “This is a good sign for the creative industries in Europe,” said Voss."
The first plan of action I have in mind?

Get #Article11 and #Article13 trending.

IMPORTANT. READ THIS. (start on page. 19)

I got a copy of the #Article11 and #Article13 AMENDMENTS put forward by @AxelVossMdEP…
And PLEASE follow Julia Reda @Senficon. She is one of the most vocal political opponents of #Article11 and #Article13.

#Article11 and #Article13 European Parliament endorses upload filters and “link tax”…
Do you really want the EU having ANOTHER way of controlling you? And your daily life?
THIS is a list of PARLIAMENT MEMBERS and HOW THEY VOTED on #Article11 and #Article13 's Amendments (I highlighted the relevant portion of the table of contents so you know where to look)…
"It's not a democratic process, it genuinely is not." Sargon on European Parliament.
Why creators should care about European copyright rules…
YouTube/Google adamantly oppose Article 13
HERE. A short guide to the #Article13 headed our way.…
Since people are having a hard time reading the PDF of how #Article13 votes were cast, let me help you out.
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