Wikipedia down in several countries in European Union law protest

Wikipedia down in several countries in European Union law protest

In short, the entire internet has been on major freak-out mode for a while, but in what could eventually prove to be a historic moment in time, the European Parliament today voted 318-278 against the copyright law - but only in its current form.

Resistance has been especially heated to Article 13: the proposal to make online platforms legally liable for copyrighted material put on the web by users. That could mean snippets of news, but also things like memes, which critics of the law say will endanger freedom of expression.

In June, Jimmy wells, the founder of Wikipedia, has joined more than 100 inventors and engineers to urge the European Parliament not to vote in support of the new rules.

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"The directive would threaten online freedom and would impose new filters, barriers and restrictions to access the web", Wikipedia Spain said in its statement. The first obliges news aggregators to enter the "tax links", that is, to pay for the copying of fragments of journalistic materials. It gained the support of former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, while Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web, warned it threatened internet freedom.

July 3 visitors to the website instead of the Italian pages of Wikipedia see the ad, which expressed opposition against the Directive, which the European Parliament should vote on 5 July.

There then follow negotiations with member-states for a finalised law, which Austria, holder of the EU's six-month rotating presidency, would like finished by the end of the year. Unlike many online publications, we don't have a paywall or run banner advertising, because we want to keep our journalism open, without influence or the need to chase traffic.

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