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The Internet needs you! The EU copyright reform is crippling it

October 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EEST

In 2020, the Internet may not be as you know it today. Facebook will charge for sharing links and your usual Internet behavior could be criminalized.

The European Commission wants to amend copyright legislation. The new directive limits freedom of expression and threatens the right to link and upload.

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About the event

The Internet needs you! The copyright reform comes with serious threats to Internet freedom: link tax and content filtering.
Ioana Avadani is the executive director of the Center for Independent Journalism in Bucharest, Romania. She has an experience of over 20 years in the media field, having worked as a news agency deputy-in-chief editor, a TV editor and as a media developer with CIJ. She is a member of the Council of IFEX, one of the largest global networks of organizations specialized in freedom of expression. In 2013 she was awarded the European Citizen of the Year prize of the European Parliament.

In 2001, as a hobby, Alin started Avocatnet.ro. In 2008, he gave up the law business and became an entrepreneur, focusing on Avocatnet.ro team and business objectives. In the following years, Avocatnet.ro went beyond the “legal website” label and became the biggest online business community in Romania until 2010.

Now, Avocatnet.ro is the biggest legal online network in Europe (Google AdPlanner) and the largest online law, economic & financial online community, with more than 450.000 registered members and 2.800.000 monthly visitors.

Event agenda

18:30 – 19:00 Welcome

19:00 – 19:30 Intro and interactive panel discussion

19:30 – 20:00 ApTI copyright reform video screening and questions

20:00 – 21:00 Open discussions and networking


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October 13, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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