This Is What Humanity Has Amounted To.

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Are memes really banned in the EU? How do they enforce that?
im following this story.
bill/law is ongoing and moving forward (unless stopped)-- not in effect until late this year/early 2019. since the US has given away its control of the internet, what happens with this bill in the EU will trickle down everywhere else.

https://saveyourinternet.eu/
 





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im following this story.
bill/law is ongoing and moving forward (unless stopped)-- not in effect until late this year/early 2019. since the US has given away its control of the internet, what happens with this bill in the EU will trickle down everywhere else.

https://saveyourinternet.eu/
I saw funny memes about it here. I'll have to check the link, thanks.
 





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Are memes really banned in the EU? How do they enforce that?
They are trying to ban "copyrighted materials" from being hosted on websites. Copyrighted images and video, text, and audio would be automatically detected and people wouldn't be able to post it. Since memes are usually made with copyrighted images or stolen images, people would be unable to post memes. Even if something is protected by fair use, it could still be deleted because copyright detection is automatic and websites wouldn't be checking to see if something is fair use. The fair use issue was one of the problems that YouTube was having when they changed their algorithm.
 





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I posted a video of my cat last week and fb automatically muted the video because of music being played in the background was copyright!! totally ridiculous lol youtube on in background playing idk tbh but seriously ridiculous.