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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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Amendments to U.N. treaty could censor the Internet

Dozens of countries have had closed-door meetings in preparation for an upcoming worldwide debate over changes to a telecommunications treaty, which threaten to block Internet freedom.

By Jun. 24, 2012

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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By Dec. 13, 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 Jan. 26, 2012

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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 Feb. 26, 2010

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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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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 Mar. 10, 2010

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Copyright treaty is classified for 'national security'

Weeks after President Obama said his administration would be open and transparent, it claims that a copyright treaty under consideration is "classified in the interest of national security."

By Mar. 12, 2009

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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 Apr. 7, 2009