Posted by Meghan Sali on Monday, November 30, 2015 - 14:56
We’ve been campaigningfor months against the benign-sounding “ancillary copyright”, or what we like to call the ‘link tax’.
The tl;dr of how the law works as it’s currently functioning in Spain and Germany right now is that aggregation services have to pay a fee every time they use a few descriptive words and a link pointing to content that’s available elsewhere online. The law is being lobbied for by large media publishers, looking to shore up their struggling business model with some quick cash from companies who are actually innovating.
Posted by Soledad Vega on Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:13
The #TPP poses a grave threat to our basic rights to access information and express ourselves on the web. And it will cost us billions of dollars. Tell Trudeau to reject the TPP and its dangerous Internet censorship plan before it becomes law: StoptheSecrecy.net/Canada