Washington Post Tries to Take Down Parody Site Announcing Trump's Resignation

By Kit Walsh

How is the Internet different from what came before? We’ve had great art, music, film, and writing for far longer than we’ve had the World Wide Web. What we didn’t have were global conversations and collaborations that millions can participate in. The Internet has lowered barriers to participation in culture...

The European Union is on the brink of handing even more power to a handful of giant American tech companies, in exchange for a temporary profit-sharing arrangements with a handful of giant European entertainment companies—at the expense of mass censorship and an even weaker bargaining position for working...

Take Action Contact Luxembourg's Negotiators Today! This month, the EU hopes to conclude the Copyright in the Single Digital Market Directive, with no sign that they will improve or delete Articles 11 and 13. This is a dangerous mistake, because these articles have the power to crush small...

The European Union is on the brink of handing even more power to a handful of giant American tech companies, in exchange for a temporary profit-sharing arrangements with a handful of giant European entertainment companies — at the expense of mass censorship and an even weaker bargaining position for working...

Six years ago, Polish netizens thronged the streets to save Europe from ACTA, a US-originated treaty that would have imposed broad censorship and surveillance on the Internet in copyright’s name. Today, Poles are centre-stage again, fighting against “ACTA2”: the Copyright in the Single Digital Market Directive, and...

This month, the EU is seeking to finalise the Copyright in the Single Digital Market Directive, and there’s little hope hope that they would improve or delete Articles 11 and 13, which have the power to crush small European tech startups, concentrating power in the hands of American Big Tech...

Fair use provides breathing space in copyright law, making sure that control of the right to copy and distribute doesn’t become control of the right to create and innovate. New technologies and services depend on the creation of multiple copies as a matter of course. At the same time, copyright...

There’s a lot of legitimate concern these days about Internet giants and the lack of competition in the technology sector. It’s still easy and cheap to put up a website, build an app, or organize a group of people online, but a few large corporations have outsized power over the...

Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation won petitions submitted to the Library of Congress that will make it easier for people to legally remove or repair software in the Amazon Echo, in cars, and in personal digital devices, but the library refused to issue the kind of broad, simple and robust...

Update December 4, 2018: The Supreme Court denied certiorari in this case today. That means that the Second Circuit’s ruling will stand. We are disappointed that the Supreme Court did not fix the lower court’s error and hope that the decision does not lead to further erosion of...