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olsserik
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EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by olsserik » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:34 am

What do you have to say about the EU Commitee approving Article 13 (We're half there in the decisions) today and the fact that the provider of, in this case, the forum must apply an upload filter to prohibit copyright infrigment.

Has this been discussed here yet?

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-styl ... 07566.html

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Re: EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by david63 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:02 pm

Not the least bit bothered. It will be impossible to police, it is not law yet and by the time it is we (UK) will be out of the EU.

This will just degenerate into another GDPR discussions with nobody knowing what to do or even go about it.

In any case it is not a phpBB problem - it is a board/site owner's problem.

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Re: EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by Mick » Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:20 pm

I see they’re on about banning memes so, as far as I’m concerned, that’s a plus. Every cloud has a silver lining :D
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Re: EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by tojag » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:07 pm

This is about ACTA 2.0.
I do not understand why this is. Probably for large corporations trading in copyright.
Or maybe for politicians, the internet would not write about them badly.

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Re: EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by david63 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:20 pm

That's the end of that idea then

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Re: EU Article 13 and Phpbb?

Post by Lumpy Burgertushie » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:55 pm

It seems that law makers in the EU have been going a little bonkers lately in all different areas.


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