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Pirate News: EU Update – Censorship Machines and the Link Tax

In the latest Pirate News, we discussed the EU vote to impose an upload filter and link tax. We also discuss Saturday's Party Conference. Read more

The copyright censors won in the EU. But the fight continues

Today the European Parliament voted for the Link Tax 393 to 279 and for Upload Filters 366 to 297.   Additionally, in the EU, no one but the organizer of a sports event will have the right to make available (publish, share, present), reproduce or record it. Thank you for reaching out to your fami... Read more

NAFTA 2.0 means we need our own #SaveYourInternet campaign

Sunday EU Pirates and other EU residents demonstrated for the #SaveYourInternet campaign opposing the European Parliament's upcoming vote to impose copyright upload filters and a link tax. Monday Trump announced a new NAFTA treaty that would establish a notice-and-takedown system for copyright safe ... Read more

Help Stop the EU’s Link Tax and Internet Censorship Bill!

Julia Reda, Pirate Party MEP for Germany, has sounded the alarm about Articles 11 and 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive that passed a committee vote.  The vote in the EU parliament is expected in early July. If it passes, the EU will take a big step toward censoring the Internet on behalf of the... Read more

Stop the EU’s Link Tax and Internet Censorship Bill!

Julia Reda, Pirate Party MEP for Germany, drew our attention to the upcoming European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee vote on June 20th on Article 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive. If passed, it will impose a link tax and setup a copyright censorship system. By adopting such a system, the EU wi... Read more

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