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Sep
13th
2018

Censorship · 11:01am Sep 13th, 2018

Remember that EU copyright law from a few months back? Well, if you haven't heard, it was narrowly passed yesterday. But don't go holing up in a bunker with an assault rifle and printouts of your Read Later shelf just yet.

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Sep
6th
2018

It's Baaack~ (The EU Copyright Direct. It's what's back. Unfortunately.) · 8:57pm Sep 6th, 2018

The EU Copyright Directive is coming back around for another vote. Here's DeFranco's Breakdown:

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Sep
12th
2018

Welp. I guess I'm done. · 6:51pm Sep 12th, 2018

It's been a good ride, y'all. But today, Articles 11 and 13 of the EU Copyright Directive passed with no amendments. We're likely about to see a massive purge of user-generated content if it even has a 'risk' of violating copyright due to the implementation of bots and algorithms meant to delete anything that 'could possibly' violate copyright in an attempt to keep the now-liable web platforms that host our content safe from lawsuits.

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Mar
2nd
2019

The State of Things: What's happened, and where I'm going moving forward · 12:23am Mar 2nd, 2019

(So, I'm going to talk about Article 13 and shit again. If you want to skip all the political talk and the jargon about what A13 threatens to do and how it might affect us - even outside the EU - hit Ctrl-F and search for "***" without quotations)


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Feb
1st
2019

Features, Lighting the Fires, and More EU Shenanigans - Nyronus News Roundup · 1:11am Feb 1st, 2019

So, thanks to things happening rapidly all at once I went from needing to make one blog post to probably wanting to make three, so I had a brilliant idea-

Combine all the topics which will be of wildly different levels of interest to different people into one confusing mess!

Part 1: Intricate Disguise and There's Really No Way To Be Funny About This

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Sep
13th
2018

This Is The Song That Never Ends (EU Copyright Directive Update) · 1:46am Sep 13th, 2018

Take it away, Defranco!

TL;DW:
Good News: Article 13, the copyright fine and filtering section, now exempts smaller sites and nonprofits, meaning GitHub, Wikipedia, and maybe even Fimfic are exempt.
Bad News: YouTube, Soundcloud, et al and their userbases are still super duper fucked.

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Sep
14th
2018

Gun Jumping for Dummies · 10:53pm Sep 14th, 2018

Sep
6th
2018

ARTICLE 13 IS COMING BACK. EVERYBODY BE READY · 3:51am Sep 6th, 2018

On September 12, the EU is going to bring back Article 13 (As well as Article 11 and the rest of the EU Copyright Directive) into negotiations.

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Jan
24th
2019

ARTICLE 13 IS ON THE ROPES (Or, How Dusty Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Luxembourgish) · 7:45am Jan 24th, 2019

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