Estonia loves digital – why is it supporting the #censorshipmachine?

Estonia is globally known as a powerhouse of the digital world. It eagerly moves everything into the digital realm and prides itself on being at the forefront of technology. As it now holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU, it is in charge of negotiations on the new Copyright Directive proposal.

Knowing how “digital” and progressive Estonia is, many people are surprised at the rather primitive, backward-looking leaked “compromise” proposal it produced on intermediary liability and upload filtering.

Country: Estonia

Domains: IPR

Tags: censorship, upload filter, intermediary liability, Estonia, copyright reform

Posted on Thursday 7 September 2017

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