Stop the #CensorshipMachine!
In September 2016 the European Commission proposed a controversial Copyright Directive that, if accepted, will threaten our freedoms online. The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) is set to vote on the issue in June, and your action is needed to stop the “censorship machine”! What can you do? See the list of JURI Committee […]
Copyright reform: State of play
In 2016, the European Commission (EC) launched its proposal for a new Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. This reform was supposed to update the previous Directive, to adapt it to the digital world. Since the previous Directive was adopted in 2001 (after a four-year legislative process), technology and the online ecosystem have […]
ENDitorial: Consumer protection MEPs launch attack on consumers
Documents leaked by Julia Reda, a Member the European Parliament (MEP) show that parliamentarians on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), whose job it is to protect consumers and improve legal consistency in the EU, are planning an assault on citizens’ fundamental rights, legal coherence and even the ultimate authority of […]