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With a vote scheduled for next Tuesday on the controversial, and restrictive, new European Union Copyright Directive, which AVN.com explained last October, the free porn mega-site Pornhub joined two other online giants using their sites to register their protest against the new law—and encourage visitors to the sites to pressure EU lawmakers to vote it down.

Pornhub posted a banner at the top of the European version of its site on Thursday, as seen in the image at the top of this page. The discussion forum Reddit—the self-described “front page of the internet”—and the sprawling online encyclopedia Wikipedia also protested the planned new law, according to a Business Insider report.

Reddit flashed error messages every time a user inside the EU attempted to upload a file on Thursday, while Wikipedia completely blocked its site to users in several EU countries, including Germany and Denmark, Business Insider reported.

 

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