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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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Pro-IP senators concerned anti-counterfeiting treaty may be too broad

Two senators who strongly support intellectual property protections are concerned over that an anti-counterfeiting treaty under negotiation goes too far.

By October 2, 2008

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Bush administration defends secrecy over anti-counterfeiting treaty

Officials use Washington event to allay concerns over new, multilateral anti-counterfeiting agreement that has privacy advocates and companies like Google concerned.

By September 22, 2008

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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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European Parliament slams digital copyright treaty

Secret negotiations over a once-obscure draft treaty called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement prompted an unusual rebuke from the European Parliament.

By March 10, 2010

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U.S. offers peek at proposed copyright treaty

After receiving complaints about the lack of transparency in negotiations for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, the Obama administration is releasing a summary of the proposed treaty.

By April 7, 2009

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Antipiracy provision in treaty riles EU

EU's executive arm vows to make sure a global anti-counterfeiting treaty won't force countries to disconnect people for illegally downloading copyrighted content.

By February 26, 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 February 22, 2010

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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