Article 13: EU passes copyright directive which will lead to a more censored internet

The European Union (EU) has passed all articles, including Article 13 and Article 11, of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive.  Article 13 of the copyright directive mandates that websites are responsible for keeping copyrighted materials off of their site – in the most absolute sense. Over the next two years, the directive … Continue reading “Article 13: EU passes copyright directive which will lead to a more censored internet”

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Privacy Climate Change – Slow, Steady, and Destructive Changes to the Web

The Internet is trending toward a highly isolated place that is under constant surveillance. Firstly, we should talk about why these are problems, and then potential solutions. Taken alone, each of these things can be dismissed as small issues. In aggregate, however, and looking at long term trends, experts foresee serious issues with the free … Continue reading “Privacy Climate Change – Slow, Steady, and Destructive Changes to the Web”

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  • Sep 19, 2018
  • Derek Zimmer
  • Copyright, Governments, News, Privacy,

Articles 11 and 13 in the New EU Copyright Directive Enable More Surveillance

Articles 11 and 13 in the New EU Copyright Directive are a Path to More Surveillance Privacy activists were caught off guard last week when the EU passed its controversial copyright legislation. The new law has far reaching consequences that technical experts and internet companies alike have strongly advised would damage EU businesses and change … Continue reading “Articles 11 and 13 in the New EU Copyright Directive Enable More Surveillance”

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