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.
Social media companies must remove extremist content within one hour or face hefty fines, according to a new proposal unveiled by the head of the European Commission. But is the motivation for the regulation rooted in politics rather than security?
The next vote on a new EU copyright regulation is just around the corner – our last chance to demand a law that safeguards our free speech online. Add your voice to ours and help protect the freedom of the internet!
Members of the European Parliament rejected the Copyright Directive proposal in its current form, leaving time until September to find a free speech-friendly solution instead of the proposed upload filtering.
Are you ready to do something against the censorship regulations in the draft copyright law? You can either call your representative in the European Parliament or send them our pre-drafted email. Or do both.
In an attempt to avoid copyright infringement, the proposal includes measures that will violate users' right to free speech and privacy. Here are five ways the copyright proposal will impact you if it's passed in its current form.