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50,000 Finns Might Have Just Crowd-Written the Nation's Next Copyright Law -
Finns could help pave the way to that seemingly unattainable dream: a copyright law that makes sense. The citizens of Finland drafted an initiative for a more fair copyright law, named The Common Sense in Copyright Act that just garnered enough support. The impetus to rewrite the nation’s copyright law is that the current law is notoriously stringent. The proposed law would do away with house searches, decriminalize file-sharing, and ease up on enforcement overall. In the past, Big Content lobbyists had a huge hand in drafting copyright law, which the transparency-devoted Finnish Parliament has freely admitted to. Read complete article ‎- silpol