Saturday 11 July 2020

DutchNews podcast – Article 13 Is Worse Than Article 50 – Week 13


Foreign interference looms large in this week’s podcast as tulip growers tell tourists to stop trampling through their fields, the Dutch and Australian governments begin a series of highly awkward talks with Russia on the investigation into flight MH17, a Picasso is recovered from the clutches of the international underworld and Oranje’s bright young upstarts are taught a familiar lesson by the Germans. In our discussion we ask why Europe’s new copyright directive has become the most hated thing on the internet since Pepe the Frog.

Ophef of the week

Top story

Forum for Democracy wins in three provinces, multi-party coalitions needed


Dutch budget surplus hits €1.5bn, almost double government estimates

Netherlands and Australia hold first meeting with Russia on MH17 disaster

Bulb farmers tell tourists to keep off the tulips

Picasso stolen from yacht 20 years ago tracked down in Amsterdam


Netherlands 2 Germany 3: Sucker punch stymies spirited Oranje comeback

Zandvoort gives green light to Grand Prix with €4 million funding package

Discussion: Why is Europe’s new copyright law causing such a stir?

Lobby group Bits of Freedom calls new European copyright law a ‘disgrace’

Europe’s controversial overhaul of copyright law receives final approval (The Verge)

What is Article 13? The EU’s divisive new copyright plan explained (Wired)

European Parliament approves new copyright rules for the internet (European Parliament website)

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