#Login Register


  • 1 Vote(s) - 5 Average
Home 


Destruction of the internet as we know it: New EU copyright law to bane all teh memes?
06-08-2018, 10:35 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
Quote:Memes 'will be banned' under new EU copyright law, warn campaigners


The EU Copyright Directive intends to protect the intellectual property rights of people who upload their material to the internet.

However, campaigners are warning the law will require "all content uploaded to the internet to be monitored and potentially deleted if a likeness to existing copyright is protected".

The campaign against a particular provision of the directive, Article 13, warns that online platforms would be economically damaged if they were forced to comply with its expensive obligations.

The law would "destroy the internet as we know it" warn the campaigners, who add it would "allow big companies to control what we see and do online".

Essentially, the campaigners are arguing the stringent copyright protections of Article 13 would damage the sharing of parody content and memes which, while themselves being original and creative works, are often developed from other people's original content.

https://news.sky.com/story/memes-will-be...s-11398577

İmage
06-08-2018, 10:42 PM #2
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:30,185 Threads:1,485 Joined:Feb 2011
The tree of meme liberty must be watered from time to time with the blood of tyrants.

İmage

wonder.gif

06-08-2018, 10:51 PM #3
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
And the K9 unit oh no! panic.gif

İmage
06-09-2018, 06:30 PM #4
Meh Member
Posts:1,143 Threads:46 Joined:Apr 2017
lmao.gif Way to go EU İmage
06-09-2018, 09:24 PM #5
Coolchick Member
Posts:5,071 Threads:120 Joined:Mar 2013
İmage

Just Plain Nuts.
06-09-2018, 11:31 PM #6
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
This is not going to end well. The internet is built from lolcats and memes. gaah.gif
06-10-2018, 04:26 PM #7
Meh Member
Posts:1,143 Threads:46 Joined:Apr 2017
(06-09-2018, 11:31 PM)Octo Wrote:  This is not going to end well. The internet is built from lolcats and memes.  gaah.gif

t-dancing.gif and trolls.
06-10-2018, 06:21 PM #8
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
İmage
06-10-2018, 08:53 PM #9
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
Somebody somewhere will always be butthurt
06-10-2018, 09:37 PM #10
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
butthurt.png
06-11-2018, 02:22 PM #11
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:40,948 Threads:1,565 Joined:Feb 2011
İmage
06-11-2018, 07:40 PM #12
Meh Member
Posts:1,143 Threads:46 Joined:Apr 2017
İmage
06-11-2018, 10:06 PM #13
Coolchick Member
Posts:5,071 Threads:120 Joined:Mar 2013
(06-11-2018, 07:40 PM)Meh Wrote:  İmage

rofl2.gif

Just Plain Nuts.
06-11-2018, 11:19 PM #14
Elegant Fail Member
Posts:324 Threads:15 Joined:Apr 2018
(06-11-2018, 07:40 PM)Meh Wrote:  İmage

chuckle.gif I know how that feels.
06-12-2018, 01:40 AM #15
Gumby AKA Chtumby
Posts:1,719 Threads:235 Joined:Mar 2013
İmage


Don’t waste your time online, invest it with steemit.com



Home 




 



DISCLAIMER / Terms of Service (TOS):
Kritterbox.com - Socialize anonymously, commentary, discussion, oddities, technology, music and more!  This website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. kritterbox.com shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this site or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site.
This website exists solely for the purposes of exchange of information, communication and general entertainment. Opinions from posters are in no way endorsed by kritterbox.com. All posts on this website are the opinion of the authors and are not to be taken as statements of fact on behalf of kritterbox.com. This site may contain coarse language or other material that kritterbox.com is in no way responsible for. Material deemed to be offensive or pornographic at the discretion of kritterbox.com shall be removed. kritterbox.com reserves the right to modify, or remove posts and user accounts on this website at our discretion. kritterbox.com disclaims all liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any material on this website. Fictitious posts and any similarity to any person living or dead is coincidental.
All users shall limit the insertion of any and all copyrighted material to portions of the article that are relevant to the point being made, with no more than 50%, and preferably less of the original source material. A link shall be visible in text format, embedded directly to the original source material without exception.
No third party links, i.e. blogs or forums will be accepted under any circumstances, and will be edited by staff in order to reflect the original source of copyrighted material, or be removed at the sole discretion of kritterbox.com.
Fair Use Notice:
This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Users may make such material available in an effort to advance awareness and understanding of issues relating to economics, individual rights, international affairs, liberty, science, and technology. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for educational and/or research purposes.
This Disclaimer is subject to change at any time at our discretion.
Copyright © 2011 - 2017 kritterbox.com