Do you help run a federated or decentralised service in Europe -- or know someone who does? Please pass this link on. It's the application to meet politicians to discuss how the EU's copyright filters (Article 13/17) will be implemented. I worry about a backroom deal struck between Facebook/Google that excludes the next generation of open Net services: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/organisation-stakeholder-dialogue-application-article-17-directive-copyright-digital-single .. Please speak up!
@mala I suppose being a swiss citizen hosting content in Germany automatically excludes me from such debates?
@mala > at the latest by 18 September 2019.
yeah, whoever wants to participate has to make it clear right now
@mala It would be great to have some good folks show up and explain why this idea is bad, but really this is kind of a non-issue. Even if it passes, the EU does not have the political power to enforce it in any meaningful way.
I too would worry about such a background deal. These two huge corporations, have got too big... and probably too comfortable with that position.
@mala I am wondering how things will work in Britain after Brexit as there is opportunity for lobbying for new laws on that subject here too.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!