The European Copyright Directive: What is it, and why has it drawn more controversy than any other Directive in EU history?

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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/03/19/the-european-copyright-directi.html

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Once the EU tech sector is crushed to dust maybe our dumb (US) lawmakers will think twice before copying that garbage.

…who am I kidding? The only real solution is to get moneyed influence out of politics.

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Pray to all of them that this does not pass. But a “Link Tax”? Hmm. How about a plugin that replaces the text “W101-137” in my browser with the relevant quote? I need to have a copy of the article, but that’s not a quote now, is it? Is it?

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