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Julia Reda


Julia Reda has focused her political work on copyright reform as a Member of the European Parliament 2014-2019. She now leads the strategic litigation project control ©, designed to strengthen communication freedoms in relation to copyright law, with German fundamental rights NGO Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte (GFF). Julia is an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center and a fellow of the Shuttleworth Foundation.

She comments on European and international digital policy in her column “Edit Policy” at the leading German tech news portal heise online and as @Senficon on Twitter. Julia holds an M.A. in political science and communications science from Mainz University, Germany.


The Mandarin

Games may be the killer weapon to fight off disinformation

Julia Reda comments on media literacy to combat disinformation

Jun 25, 2020

Julia Reda testifies before Senate Sub-Committee

Reda says Article 17 doesn’t fit the U.S. context

Mar 10, 2020
Wired UK

Here's why the UK is (finally) dumping Article 13 for good

The UK had plenty of opportunities to veto the controversial EU copyright legislation, so why did it wait so long to torpedo Article 13?

Jan 28, 2020

Why Americans Should Worry About the New EU Copyright Rules

US academics and activists should be paying close attention

Dec 20, 2019


Dec 2, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

To Unsafe Harbors: How the new EU Copyright Directive Will Change the Web

Featuring Julia Reda

Former Member of the European Parliament reflects on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market