Dear Member of the European Parlament,
my name is Sven Pachnit and I work as, for and with content creators and providers of general web services. I'm deeply concerned about Article 13 and let's don't forget Article 11.
Both will harm the free internet to an enormous extend and will result in even worse conditions for small companies and startups in the EU (you already wonder why all the big web companies are in the US, it's not because they are so much better at it but the climate in the EU just isn't that appealing to have ones HQ in, this will certainly won't make it any better). I know quite a few companies that are being operated by EU citizens but they registered the company outside of the EU.
Upload filters are a huge problem. I'm guessing you are not a content creator on YouTube so let me tell you how bad the world's most advanced content filter (Content ID from Google) really is. It "detects" ones voice (with nothing else, e.g. background music) and claims it as copyright violation. It also common