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6 Apr 2019, 2:06 am by Florian Mueller
Without Germany, there's no qualified majority as Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Finland and Luxembourg already oppose the bill. [read post]
4 Apr 2019, 10:46 pm by Florian Mueller
Either motion made clear that creatives should receive proper protection on the Internet, but that this particular bill would put Europe's Internet and IP policy on the wrong track.The SPD used to blame everything on Merkel and her party. [read post]
28 Mar 2019, 10:25 pm by Florian Mueller
A Swedish reversal would embolden and encourage those who'd like the German government to withdraw its support.The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Merkel's coalition partner, has so far tried to have its cake and eat it: they spoke out and almost all of their MEPs voted against upload filters, but they caved to a clear breach of the coalition agreement by Merkel and her minister of economic affairs, Peter Altmaier. [read post]
26 Mar 2019, 7:00 pm by Florian Mueller
Merkel and her minister of economic affairs, Peter Altmaier, did a deal with France that was irreconcilable with the coalition agreement, and that's why the SPD, which distanced itself from the decision, can now be reasonably required to derail or at least delay adoption of the bill by the EU Council. [read post]
24 Mar 2019, 6:53 am by Florian Mueller
And if Merkel herself wanted to take that step, it might even be the end of her government coalition. [read post]
20 Mar 2019, 11:51 am by Florian Mueller
This week the political groups are just preparing their official recommendations, and given that the current version of the copyright bill resulted from a "trilogue" (interinstitutional negotiations between EU Council, European Commission and European Parliament), it's normal that the major political groups in the EP officially recommend to their MEPs that they vote in favor. [read post]
19 Mar 2019, 11:03 pm by Florian Mueller
In fact, the EU Council (where the governments of the Member States cast their votes) could adopt the bill without Article 13. [read post]
13 Mar 2019, 2:00 am by Florian Mueller
It's a particularly sensitive issue in Germany because the coalition agreement between Merkel's CDU (an EPP member party), its Bavarian sister party CSU (also an EPP member party) and the SPD (S&D group in the EP) explicitly speaks out against upload filters, yet the Merkel regime voted in its favor at the EU level (in the EU Council), over a rather half-hearted objection (more of a PR stunt) by the SPD.Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert even tweeted a banner… [read post]
28 Feb 2019, 5:52 am by Florian Mueller
Voss's version).The problem this time around is that the proponents of the bill will argue that a provisional interinstitutional agreement should be rubberstamped, and they'll point to various carveouts, too. [read post]
23 Feb 2019, 5:03 am by Florian Mueller
This is a grassroots movement no matter what the proponents of the most stupid EU bill in a long time may claim.The Merkel-party MEP who's pushing for this bill to be adopted by the European Parliament, Axel Voss, needs a lesson in basic copyright law. [read post]
14 Nov 2018, 11:52 am by Anushka Limaye
The bill passed the Judiciary Committee on a bipartisan basis in April. [read post]
9 Nov 2018, 9:17 am by Hilary Hurd
Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.) has plans to develop a supporting bill in the House. [read post]
11 Jul 2018, 10:03 am by David Stanton, Wenqing Zhao
The Senate voted yesterday to move the bill to conference with the House, which is expected to begin today. [read post]
27 May 2018, 9:17 am by Erik J. Heels
Thank you Bill Murray for the use of your personal lab equipment and for helping me in the lab. [read post]
8 May 2018, 12:13 pm by Hayley Evans
French President Emmanuel Macron and German President Angela Merkel visited Washington in recent weeks to lobby Trump to remain in the arrangement. [read post]