Blog post: Why we must oppose the new copyright directive (It's pretty bad) https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2018/06/why-we-must-oppose-the-new-copyright-directive/
@Gargron hey maybe you should sign the blog posts? just a thought
@Gargron Here's mine on the same subject. This is incredibly important: we must raise public awareness of it.
@Gargron Polish translation of this post: https://m4sk1n.gitlab.io/post/why-we-must-oppose-the-new-copyright-directive/ 🙂
@gargron “People will be denied at time of upload, everywhere.” that is not true¹.
“Non-profit websites, run by individuals or small organizations, will not be able to comply with such requirements.” they do not need to. They are excluded or should not be considered as “online content sharing service provider” within the meaning of the Directive.
Even Julia Reda said² that “completely non-commercial platforms” are excluded.
Oppose but use facts not FUD
@gargron a registered non-profit status is not required. For example any individual with a personal Pleroma instance or https://freedombox.org/ owner or even a bigger Mastodon instance but completely non-commercial¹ should not be considered as online content sharing service provider within the meaning of the Directive.
There are many valid reasons to oppose those directives in current form though