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Music Industry Asks EU to Scrap Article 13

A powerful group of organizations in the music, broadcasting, and sports industries have called on the EU to cancel the proposed Article 13. Headed by IFPI, the worldwide voice of the music industry and formerly the most vocal supporter of the legislation, the groups say that “no directive at all” is better than a bad […]

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UK ISPs Sent a Million Piracy Alert Emails

For the first time, data about the UK Government-backed “Get it Right” campaign has been shared in public. Over the past two years, UK ISPs sent roughly a million email notifications to subscribers whose connections were allegedly used to pirate content. These “alerts” educate copyright infringers about legal alternatives and according to the early data, […]

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Article 13 Moves Forward With French-German Deal

After a short hiatus, discussions on the new EU copyright law proposals are moving forward again. France and Germany have reached a deal on which services should be bound to Article 13. Opponents fear that the plan will lead to broad upload filters, but the EU’s copyright rapporteur notes that it’s necessary to defend copyright […]