EU is probably about to break the Internet beyond recognition
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100869
Level 20 Pixelist
post #100869 :: 2018.06.14 3:28am
  
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I wonder how it's not discussed here yet, anyway, as detailed in this article
, European Union is trying to push some really nonsensical regulations as of recent, that - in case they're not stopped - will most likely cripple the usability of internet more than any other laws did before. According to Article 13 of this proposal, all EU-based companies who host user-uploaded/generated content would be obliged to monitor and filter all traffic to detect copyrighted materials and remove it on the spot (imagine this shit affecting YT/twitter/discord/[insert anything] which currrently hold tons of content like this, most of it falling into the area of fair use).

There's also another "briliant" idea, imposing a tax on hyperlinks, apparently, as silly as it sounds like.

There's not much time left to do anything about it, but it's always worth a try, this site has some more info
on possible actions we can take
 
 
100870
Level 27 Renderist
post #100870 :: 2018.06.14 3:46am :: edit 2018.06.14 3:47am
  
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I doubt this will end up becoming the catastrophe it's projected to be. It's probably not going to pass, and if it will, people will find loopholes around it anyway.

I hope we will have another usablity major when the EU finally cripples the usability of the internet. ( 'w')
 
 
100875
Level 25 Chipist
post #100875 :: 2018.06.14 7:13am
  
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if it cripples the usability of the internet then we shouldnt have an usability major but an usability minor instead
 
 
100876
Level 26 Renderist
post #100876 :: 2018.06.14 7:55am
  
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are you a rebel or an imperial?
 
 
100885
Level 27 Chipist
post #100885 :: 2018.06.14 1:46pm :: edit 2018.06.14 1:46pm
  
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100888
Level 9 Mixist
post #100888 :: 2018.06.14 8:03pm
  
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It's progressively looking more shitty every day anyway
 
 
100897
Level 17 Chipist
post #100897 :: 2018.06.15 2:12am
  
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Told ya the EU is shit, maybe you start realizing it when they remove your 2D waifu :D
 
 
101019
Level 21 Taggist
post #101019 :: 2018.06.20 2:15am
  
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well
 
 
101020
Level 26 Renderist
post #101020 :: 2018.06.20 5:14am
Where is the European Aaron Swartz? This sounds like SOPA for Europe but worse.
 
 
101035
Level 12 Mixist
post #101035 :: 2018.06.20 6:22pm
  
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why should the Internet be de facto regulated by any country or union
 
 
101040
Level 26 Chipist
post #101040 :: 2018.06.20 9:05pm :: edit 2018.06.20 9:07pm
  
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These Twenty Six Swarthy European Bureaucrats With Industry Regulated 9" m-m-M-Monster Cocks are Going Totally To Fuck The Internet's Virgin Nerd Unregulated Pussy Hole full movie download watch online
 
 
101045
Level 17 Chipist
post #101045 :: 2018.06.21 7:02am
Damn Southrons ;) Lmao jk
 
 
101048
Level 27 Hostist
post #101048 :: 2018.06.21 8:16am
  
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BREXIT BREXIT BREXIT
 
 
101070
Level 23 Mixist
post #101070 :: 2018.06.21 4:29pm
  
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rupert murdoch
 
 
101084
Level 8 Chipist
post #101084 :: 2018.06.22 2:26am
  
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i hope reposting a meme lands you thirty years in the cube tbh
 
 
101085
Level 17 Chipist
post #101085 :: 2018.06.22 3:53am
Wow Pukerz. So,.. dear UK BotBers. Things don't sound so bad now, right?! Suddenly Farage becomes national hero :D

I sincerely wonder if anything of this will directly affect Switzerland though..
(jk it won't)
 
 
101086
Level 17 Chipist
post #101086 :: 2018.06.22 4:01am
  
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Austrexit
Belxitue
Bulgexit
Crexit
(i don't care about Cyprus lmao)
Czexit
Denxit
Estxit
Finxit
Frexit
Gerxit
Grexit
Hungarexit
Irexit
Italexit
Latvexit
Lithuanexit
Luxit
Maltexit
Nethexit
Polxit
Portuxit
Romanexit
Slovakexit
Slovexit
Spanexit
Swexit
 
 
101134
Level 5 Playa
post #101134 :: 2018.06.23 3:09pm
  
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The EU has always been a pain to internet. Nobody seriously cares if a website uses cookies or not.
 
 
101137
Level 26 Renderist
post #101137 :: 2018.06.23 4:51pm :: edit 2018.06.23 4:51pm
  
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Look, nobody wants separate CloudNets anyway. We all wanna make money from one another and talk to one another. We'll just have to settle on some basic internet laws and leave the fucking rest to local authorities.

Rule 1.) Don't hurt/kill people or fuck kids and/or talk about it on the internet.
Rule 2.) It's bad manners to steal.

Everything else is really up to interpretation; but there are a few guidelines:

Guideline 1.) Be tolerant of others.
Guideline 2.) Don't inherently trust others.
Guideline 3.) Money makes you powerful; but it doesn't make you smart.
 
 
101145
Level 6 Playa
post #101145 :: 2018.06.23 7:20pm
  
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โ€œWhere is the European Aaron Swartz?โ€

Maybe he commited suicide ahead of time. Broken system, yo.
 
 

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