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EU curse turns open internet into dark web, but there could be a cure

It was a commendable effort but ultimately the #SaveYourInternet campaign fell on deaf ears as the European Parliament stamped its final seal of approval this week on laws which will stifle innovation while favoring the monopolistic nature of the old guard. Above all else, green lighting Article 13 is yet another attack by European policy makers on US technology giants – a trend which must stop now if global collaborative efforts in the internet age are to thrive. While swathes of internet users rallied together in protests driven by YouTube, Amazon and more, a peculiar division has formed during protests between content creators, musicians and other artists, whom the sweeping changes are intrinsically intended to support. One side see the…

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