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The European Union Versus the Internet

  • Earlier this summer the Internet breathed a sigh of relief: the European Parliament voted down a new Copyright Directive that would have required Internet sites to proactively filter uploaded content for copyright violations (the so-called “meme ban”), well as obtain a license to include any text from linked sites (the “link tax”).
  • In fact, examining where it is that the EU’s new Copyright Directive goes wrong — not just in terms of policy, but also for the industries it seeks to protect — hints at a new way to regulate, one that works with the fundamental forces unleashed by the Internet, instead of against them.

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How will Google and Facebook be regulated in response to fear of the tech giants?

  • For a few years there has been growing calls to curb the monopoly power of Amazon, Google and Facebook.
  • Recent developments could cause Republicans in the House and Senate to support the White House moves to regulate Google and Facebook.
  • Eliana Murillo, the former Head of Google’s Multi-cultural Marketing department, sent an email on November 9th, 2016.
  • The email boasts of the use of Google’s search to ensure that millions of people saw certain hashtags and social media impressions with the goal of influencing their behavior during the election.
  • There were efforts to boost latino voter turnout in Florida, Nevada and Arizona.
  • Only half of the Nevada Latino voters voted in 2014 compared to 2012.
  • 2016 had high Nevada Latino voter turnout.
  • The Russian hacking and political ads had a budget of about $1.25 million per month.
  • Trump has proposed regulating Google and other tech giants.

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