The EU's new copyright directive has passed without any amendments, and far more support than the first time. It's a terrible fact, but I do believe I should say something that ought to be cause for slight and very cautious optimism, and which may give you hope in this trying time.
Do note that this is gonna be a long one, and will be explaining some recent politics. You might get confused if you don't follow them. I will feature a TL;DR version at the end.
I won't have to explain how terrible Article 11 and Article 13 are (I assume you already know), but I will explain my theory on why they are so terrible:
The EU and the legacy Mainstream Media are getting increasingly desperate.
I've noticed the EU has been on a downward spiral in recent years, with several recent events shaking its very foundations. These events include Brexit (even though Theresa May seems to be doing her best to completely nullify that) and some member states like Poland, Hungary and most rec