EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook
Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out pro...
So the EU has gone ahead and voted to basically wreck the open Internet -- all in service of protecting traditional media companies. In this story, Reuters frames it as a battle against tech. Such garbage: It's a war against freedom of expression.
“Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and #Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union’s $1 trillion creative industries”
#copyright #google #media #search
If all content providers were required to have a signed license, most hate content and fake news would disappear. Hate and fear mongers won't sign legal contracts . EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook