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Old 05-31-2018, 10:15 PM   #1
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Ancillary copyright push in the EU government

Just when you thought it was safe from copyright craziness. . .

Making the "Link Tax" for all links in the EU under consideration.

https://openmedia.org/en/what-heck-a...ll-it-link-tax

For those who would rather watch. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvXOfq3AB8s&t=4s

Current status:

https://www.communia-association.org...-remains-mess/

Time to man the barricades again!

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Old 06-01-2018, 02:22 AM   #2
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So if passed, this proposed law would have the effect of shutting down the Deals forum...
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Old 06-01-2018, 08:42 AM   #3
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How about all embedding links to the EU? How about shutting down access to MobileRead to the EU, because of copyrighted pictures?
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Old 06-01-2018, 11:25 AM   #4
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How about all embedding links to the EU? How about shutting down access to MobileRead to the EU, because of copyrighted pictures?
Considering that MobileRead is hosted in the EU, I don't think that's an option.
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Old 06-02-2018, 12:01 PM   #5
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Websites move all the time.
And not all Europe is in the EU.
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Old 07-05-2018, 09:24 AM   #6
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European Parliament rejected current copyright proposal. Sent for full reconsideration & debate in September

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...-a8432486.html
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The lobbing groups will just hope the resistance fades by September. I begin to despair of the fight against copyright maximalism.
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The lobbing groups will just hope the resistance fades by September. I begin to despair of the fight against copyright maximalism.
I despair also, Paul.
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