As Macron and Merkel meet to rescue the #CopyrightDirective, the world's libraries call for its rejection / Boing Boing

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The EU's plan to censor the internet with algorithms that block anything that might be a copyright infringement has only days to go before it will be too late for a vote before the upcoming elections, and so far, progress has been stalled thanks to France's unwillingness to accept tiny, meaningless concessions that Germany feels they must win to retain political credibility.

Now, at the very last minute, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with French President Emmanuel Macron to try to rescue the Copyright Directive.


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Date tagged:

01/31/2019, 15:37

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01/31/2019, 10:37