Saw this on another forum today, apparently lots of internet forums have closed for 24 hours as a protest today. This from the Leica forum:
Read the letter here: Open Letter To the Members of the EU ParliamentDear visitors of the Leica Forum,
Thank you for your interest, but unfortunately the forum is shut down today.
We are protesting with Wikipedia and many other sites and communities against parts of the planned EU copyright reform and thus are switching off our site for 24 hours.
Specifically, Article 13 endangers this forum, all other online communities, and as consequence freedom of expression on the Internet.
The exact reasons why Article 13 is dangerous for all Internet forums can be found here:
Open Letter To the Members of the EU Parliament