They Want to Censor and Control the Internet, But Activists Reject EU Plan to Pre-Censor Copyright Violations — Humans Are Free – March 10, 2019

An estimated 5,000 people braved freezing temperatures in Berlin on March 2 to protest a proposed EU copyright rule that could radically shift the dynamics of posting and sharing content online.

The latest draft of the EU Copyright Directive would require internet platforms like YouTube to installupload filters” — a technical mechanism that would block users from uploading copyright-protected content, effectively imposing a system of “prior censorship” on major internet and social media platforms.

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‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters — March 6, 2019

By Filip Stojanovski

An estimated 5,000 people gathered in Berlin on March 2 to protest a proposed EU copyright rule that could radically shift the dynamics of posting and sharing content online.

Among other provisions, Article 13 of the draft EU Copyright Directive would require internet platforms like YouTube to install “upload filters” — a technical mechanism that would block users from uploading copyright-protected content, effectively imposing a system of “prior censorship” on major internet and social media platforms.

The protest was part of a series of gatherings that will culminate in European Union-wide protests on March 23, netzpolitik.org reported.

Read more & Music video: “WILLBOY – WIR SIND KEINE BOTS ❌ (Artikel 13 Demosong) prod. KYA” (3:08) ‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters —

EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet — March 4, 2019

By Aaron Kesel

Protests all over Europe have been planned by Anonymous, as well as activists and politicians behind Pirate Parties International (PPI) for March 23rd, to fight against copyright companies and EU bureaucrats seeking to destroy the Internet with their proposed upload filter and link tax, (Article 11 and Article 13.) Meanwhile, the Bureaucrats are trying to push the vote before there is wide-scale outrage for their proposals for the Internet.

Read more: EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet —