Right now an epic battle is playing out over Copyright Reform. Key things that make the internet awesome are at stake.GET INVOLVED
What they call upload filters would force most online platforms to monitor all content you post online. This would stifle creativity and create a prohibitive culture for innovation and expression online.
The proposal to introduce a new “neighboring right for press publishers” would make the sharing and accessing of news and information online more difficult.
User generated content is a huge part of the internet. We should be adapting copyright to the way information today is remixed and shared as a form of expression — whether for political commentary or for sheer comedic value.
European policy makers are making important decisions around copyright right now. Institutions like major press publishers and the recording industry are pushing their self-serving agenda. If policy makers give in to their demands, many parts of the internet that we know and love, will die. Let’s fight back to keep the Web open and healthy.
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