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"These algorithms are built on the assumption that culture is privatized and eventually this this will [?] be true.", Michael Ball and Samuel Stolton, "The copyright bill: Explained in under 2 minutes" (retrieved 12.09.2018), in euractiv.com, quoting Julia Reda, Green MEP, in Twitter, paraphrasing Karl Marx, Any T. Ranslator, Das Kapital, paraphrasing, o idunno, Any T. Ranslator, Plato, Republic, paraphrasing an anonymous neandertal and denisovan allele-bearing individual with a red stick. [emphasis added]
EU copyright war 'a shame', says big tech lobby

Summary of purported controversy
EU Parliament is to vote whether to enact Articles 11 and 13 as emended 12 September 2018.

No citation to the proposed directives' texts is provided.

No reference to directives in force governing expiry of EU member persons' digital copy rights to any use by any person in perpetuity ("public domain") is provided.

No reference to directives prescribing permissible fair-use of copyright-protected material is provided.

"Platform" owners and operators expect revenue losses if these amendments to ECU Council Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC are adopted by the several nation-state signators.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Sep 11th, 2018 at 06:21:33 PM EST

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