On March 26, 2019, the EU Parliament passed the controversial “Copyright Directive” by a vote of 348 to 274 and on April 15, 2019 the EU Council of Ministers approved the final text of the directive. However, unlike the GDPR (the EU's recent enactment of the General Data Protection law), the Directive will not go … Continue reading EU’s anti-link sharing law passed. Now what?
Increasing inequality and decreasing upward mobility and opportunity in this century is well documented in Thomas Picketty's book, Capital in the 21st Century. However, one of the few, if not only, counter-points to this disturbing trend has been the internet. The internet has allowed innovation and hard work to compete with money and size. Everywhere, … Continue reading The EU’s disastrous proposed “Link Tax” law is a trojan horse gift from media giants, to kill off internet democracy and freedom.