Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet

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Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, and blogger. He’s the co-editor of Boing Boing. He works for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate, is a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Open University and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group.

It’s the end-game for Europe’s catastrophic upload filters—and time is running out.

Under the provisions of Article 13 of the proposed new EU Copyright Directive, any service that allows users to post

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