Posts tagged as defence of the freedom

Estonian, Latvian Wikipedia protest against EU digital copyright directive

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Estonian and Latvian versions of the Wikipedia free online encyclopedia have been closed by the communities as they voice their opposition to European Union’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Estonian public broadcaster ERR reports on Wednesday, July 4, that the virtual protest of Estonia’s Wikipedia authors and editors started in the early morning of 4 July following a similar move in Italy. The protest is also…