Six states raise concerns about legality of Copyright Directive

According to a new leak, a number of EU Member States share our serious concerns about the proposal for mass surveillance and censorship of uploads to the internet in Europe, included in the European Commission’s proposal for a new copyright Directive. Those Member States seem unwilling to build a censorship machine forcing EU countries to build a censorship machine forcing EU countries to adopt Google’s current practices. They highlight that such practices should not be implemented without making sure of the consequences for fundamental rights and for the rule of law.

Country: EU

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: rule of law, fundamental rights, Internet, upload filter, censorship, copyright reform

Posted on Tuesday 5 September 2017

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