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ACTA

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'Last rites' for ACTA? Europe rejects antipiracy treaty

The European Parliament has voted down ACTA, the controversial antipiracy and anticounterfeit treaty, blocking any signing EU member state from ratifying it into law.

By July 4, 2012

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Europe's copyright bill ACTA on last legs

The European Parliament's trade committee rejects ACTA, saying the legislation is too vague, and its opinions carry a good deal of weight with the larger governing body.

By June 21, 2012

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U.K. signs anti-counterfeiting treaty as digital activists protest

Most of the EU member states have signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, but opponents are urging citizens to lobby European Parliament members not to give their approval.

By January 26, 2012

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Anonymous takes aim over Europe's SOPA

Hackers are attacking sites and looking to expose information on European officials in response to the signing of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. ACTA critics say it's even worse than the Stop Online Piracy Act floated in the U.S.

By January 27, 2012

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Google attorney slams ACTA copyright treaty

Lawyer says Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is "something that has grown in the shadows, Gollum-like" and will affect Net users.

By May 7, 2010

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ACTA treaty aims to deputize ISPs on copyrights

After years of political skirmishing, a previously secret draft of digital copyright treaty has been made public. It encourages broadband providers to disable access to infringing Web sites.

By April 21, 2010

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ACTA copyright pact to go public

Negotiators will publish first officially released draft of trade agreement designed to harmonize copyright enforcement around the world.

By April 16, 2010

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Dear President Obama: Get ACTA out in the open

President Obama is proving to be a fan of potentially draconian patent and copyright law. Make the contents and the talks public, and protect fair use! Please!

By March 18, 2010

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The European Parliament is, somewhat unexpectedly, riding the the world's rescue by demanding that the super evil ACTA agreement be negotiated in the open and that the three-strike ISP provisions be taken out.

The European Parliament is, somewhat unexpectedly, riding to the world's rescue by demanding that the super evil ACTA agreement be negotiated in the open and that the three-strike ISP provisions be taken out. Well, hot damn! That's big news! I mean, that Cisco router is big news, too, but it just doesn't have the same sexy factor.

By March 9, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1181: ACTA: it's bad for the brand (podcast)

The European Parliament is, somewhat unexpectedly, riding the the world's rescue by demanding that the super evil ACTA agreement be negotiated in the open and that the three-strike ISP provisions be taken out. Well, hot damn! That's big news! I mean, that

By March 9, 2010