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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 Jul. 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 Jun. 21, 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Mar. 18, 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 Mar. 9, 2010

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Ep. 1181: ACTA: It's bad for the brand

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 Mar. 9, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1170: ACTA must be stopped

In today's show, more unbelievable details from the top-secret Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement leak out, and we determine (again) that it's sheer unadulterated evil and has to be stopped. Also, we explore the "winkie" defense, discover that naps boost

By Feb. 22, 2010

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Ep. 1170: ACTA must be stopped

In today's show, more unbelievable details from the top-secret Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement leak out, and we determine (again) that it's sheer unadulterated evil and has to be stopped. Also, we explore the "winkie" defense, discover that naps boost your brain power, and hey, Betty White? We'll let you host Buzz Out Loud for real anytime you want. --Molly

By Feb. 22, 2010