The draft law is intended to tackle hateful comments on online forums, but digital rights advocates and opposition politicians call it a direct attack on fundamental rights and the freedom of the internet.
Anonymous online comments could soon be impossible in Austria. A new draft law targeting online hate speech will require far more than a nickname to post online. Unless you are posting on a neo-Nazi platform.
A professional association of Guardia Civil agents has declared they will sue the musicians Josetxu Piperrak & The Riber Rock Band because of the lyrics of their song "OVNI" ("UFO"), which they consider offensive...
The European Parliament has passed a new copyright regulation promising to give content creators fair pay for their work, but a controversial part of the law also threatens free speech and the free and open internet in Europe.
Article 13 makes pandas sad. It makes me sad. Let's face it - it makes pretty much everyone sad.
After half of the EU countries refused to accept the Romanian presidency’s compromise text for the draft Copyright Directive, talks seemed to reach a halt mid-January. Early this week a new compromise was found – but it maintains the threat of censorship.
EU decision-makers should ensure that the new regulation on copyright complies with human rights including specific safeguards to protect free speech.
The EU's proposed copyright law has come under fire from the CEO of YouTube. Susan Wojcicki addressed the issue in her latest letter to creators, adding another voice to the growing chorus of opposition to Article 13,...
The Copyright Directive passed by the European Parliament is a big step backward for human rights and the freedom of the internet in Europe.