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Open Letter against Copyright Directive (Art. 11 & 13)
Bareos signs Nextcloud's Open Letter
Nextcloud Founder and CEO Frank Karlitschek addresses an open letter urging members of the EU Parliament to vote against Articles 11 and 13 of the proposed Copyright Directive.
Over 130 companies (including Cologne-based Bareos GmbH & Co. KG) from 16 different European countries have joined Karlitschek and signed the letter. According to the letter, it is to be feared that the new agreement will harm the European economy and create a serious disadvantage for European startups who cannot compete with large Internet Giants. The signatories support the idea of protecting publishers' and authors' rights, but criticise the proposed measures.