Note — Sep 16, 2018

Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back.

Cory Doctorow on the dumb, dumb, dumb vote which took place last week.

[I]n a vote that split almost every major EU party, Members of the European Parliament adopted every terrible proposal in the new Copyright Directive and rejected every good one, setting the stage for mass, automated surveillance and arbitrary censorship of the internet: text messages like tweets and Facebook updates; photos; videos; audio; software code — any and all media that can be copyrighted.