The Next Web: The EU’s disastrous copyright reform will sabotage internet culture

The Next Web: The EU’s disastrous copyright reform will sabotage internet culture. “When you say ‘copyright law,’ people’s eyes glaze over. It’s not the most interesting topic. It’s obscure and currently winding its way through the complex bureaucracy that is the EU Parliament — an equally arcane process. And yet there’s ample reason to pay attention. Because the outcome of the copyright vote on July 4 and 5 (a re-do after it passed in committee) could be really, really bad for the internet as we know it. Indeed, how the vote unfolds will impact countless, more interesting topics — from selfies and online entertainment to popular parody and memes. Here’s why.”