Over 80 organisations warn:
“The signatories warn the Member states that the discussion around the Copyright Directive are on the verge of causing irreparable damage to our fundamental rights and freedoms, our economy and competitiveness, our education and research, our innovation and competition, our creativity and our culture.”
To show the substance behind that sentence, the letter refers in an annex to 29 letters and analyses sent previously by various European stakeholders and experts for more details.
A call to action
The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee will vote on the proposal on 25 January. Unfortunately, in this lead committee a significant majority is in favor of upload filters. 2
You may like to to contact legal affairs committee members before 15 December and ask to oppose the upload filters and other detrimental articles. The sooner you do this, the better, before compromise amendments are agreed. Phone Tool, Procedure page, EDRi document pool.