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