13 Angry Tumblr Users React To The News That Article 13 Passed
Article 13 passed today and Tumblr users have some strong feelings of anger and resentment about it. The basic rundown of Article 13 is that it says online platforms are held accountable for content uploaded by any users that infringes copyright; this includes TV shows, music, movies, videos, and pictures. The implications of that run deep when you look to giant online publishing platforms like Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, GitHub, and Reddit. If that's still not making sense, check out this helpful Twitter thread here, that explains why Article 13 passing is serving as its own kind of Doomsday event for the state of the Internet, and things to come.