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The Blackout Day is a Europe wide day of protest, initiated by Wikipedia, but many platforms are joining it. What would be the impact of Article 13? Most platforms would be forced to implement upload filters for copyrigh protected videos, images, photos, other visuals, music, spoken words and text on any user-generated content. The impact on the freedom of speech and the freedom of information would be disastrous.
..because the politicians can make political profit by doing as if they're defending privacy-rights. I'm saying "as if", because it was in the news that most of the political parties here place (marketing)cookies on your machine even before asking whether the user accepts cookies.
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