Article 11, requiring online platforms to pay publishers a fee if they link to their news content, was also approved.
this sounded so asinine when i first read it i thought i didnt read it right... third time i read it.... how the hell
is this going to be enforced?
if someone links an .eu news source on twitter... twitter has to pay? isnt that just going to make twitter filter out links? newspapers do want
to be read... right?
would retweeting a tweet from the BBC count as linking? ... and this is just twitter im using as an example... social media in general is going to have to jump through
some strange hoops... or just block their services from reaching the .eu if they are not based in it...
They voted to approve the controversial Article 13, which critics warn could put an end to memes, remixes and other user-generated content.
again... how?? services are just going to shut down in the .eu ... memes will continue on in countries where this isnt a thing... ...so many not-so-rich websites are going to be forced
to block their service to the .eu just to stay online... and sites in
the .eu ..?.. i see many businesses jumping ship out of europe and into friendlier territory...
its not the end of the internet.. its just the end of the internet for the .eu
remember that next time you vote on who you put in power...