Shall We Have The First Internet Independence Day or Stay Ruled By Right-Wing Lobbyists?
Germany, Poland, Spain, Hungary, Malta, Italy, UK, France, Portugal
Voted to restrict our Internet http://juliareda.eu/2018/06/not-giving-up/
Over 70 founders of the Internet have come out against the new rules.1 Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said it will turn the Internet into “a tool for the automated surveillance and control of its users.”
And these rules affect not just the European Union, but any website visited from the E.U.—meaning virtually the entire Internet
Listen to Julia Reda on The Link Tax problem, relevant to everyone online, globally.
If you have not yet called your representative, there is still a chance to turn the vote around. Familiarise yourself with the problem with these publications:
Forbes Article Highlights The Link Tax Lobbyism in the EU
“Under the proposals, using a ‘snippet’ with a headline, thumbnail picture, and short excerpt would require a license – as would media monitoring services, fact-checking services, and bloggers”
I other words I would not be able to share and talk about Forbe’s article on the subject matter that interests me. End of story.
You may still read and share the links on the topic I’ve been keeping up with Julia Reda’s speaking critically in public.
The “True” Facts When No One Dares Speak The Truth
The EU Copyright Proposal
Publishers oppose the link tax
#SaveTheLink #SaveYourInternet #ShapeTomorrow