Dear Americans: Be Very, Very Afraid Of The EU’s New Copyright Rules (Techdirt)

Techdirt: Dear Americans: Be Very, Very Afraid Of The EU’s New Copyright Rules. “Former MEP Julia Reda, who lead the fight to block the problematic parts of the EU Copyright Directive (and who came very close to succeeding against huge odds, but eventually lost) has published a really important piece for the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard about why the new Copyright Directive should terrify every American who recognizes the importance of an open internet. First off, these laws mostly target American companies — many of which may just choose to follow the new EU rules globally.”