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‘The Digital Copyright Act Will Chill Innovation and Harm The Internet’
For example, the R Street Institute stresses that a staydown requirement will not only threaten free speech, it will also create significant economic burdens for smaller online services.
“Inevitably, the new legislation would require automated systems to filter at scale. The cost alone will make it difficult for smaller websites and developers to monitor for infringement, while large OSPs will increase filtering efforts at the expense of consumer privacy and free speech,” R Street writes.