Article 13, otherwise known as the ‘Meme Ban,’ has officially passed in European Parliament following a vote on March 26th.
Parliament approved the article, which has since been renamed ‘Article 17.’
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The EU has passed a law some people are calling a “meme ban”.
Article 13 of the directive makes bigger tech companies responsible for things people post without copyright.
But some people say a “parody” clause means memes won’t be affected.https://t.co/LC6Q3OP3sn
— BBC Newsbeat (@BBCNewsbeat) March 26, 2019
Article 11 will have a direct affect on copyright regulation on the internet, and it’s set to spell trouble for content creators as we say goodbye to the open internet as we know it.
The incredibly controversial Meme Ban…