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anti-counterfeiting trade agreement

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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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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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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By February 3, 2016

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Japanese electronics see tariff cuts thanks to free trade agreement

The Federal Government announced an historic free trade agreement between Australian and Japan, cutting tariffs on Japanese electronics.

By April 13, 2014

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'Say no to Internet censorship' petition nears 100K signatures

One of the topics at the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement talks is how to better control the Internet. Some people don't like this.

By October 2, 2013

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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 settles FTC charges over Buzz

As part of its agreement to end Federal Trade Commission investigation, Google agrees to establish a "comprehensive privacy program" after Buzz privacy flap.

By March 30, 2011

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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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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